I see "Give us a feedback" sometimes in software written by non-native English speakers and it sounds wrong to me, I think the article should not be there. Am I right? Perhaps for the same reason as in “The,” “a” or no article: “See you in _____ court.”?

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    This is different - "feedback" is generally a normal mass noun (not a count noun). So you would say "Give us feedback" for the same reason that you'd say "Give us water." This is different from the "court" example because "court" is a count noun (you can have one court or many courts). Jan 21, 2019 at 21:23
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    @CanadianYankee Ah, yes, makes sense, thanks. Why not make it an answer?
    – vashekcz
    Jan 22, 2019 at 12:28

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Feedback is a mass noun, also known as an uncountable noun, and as such it doesn't require an article at all - and shouldn't take an indefinite article in any case. Sometimes it will want a definite article, but that would be the exception rather than the norm.

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