Alizay is most intelligent girl in school. How to add articles to this sentence? can someone tell where to use articles in this sentence?
Follow these thumb rules for general article usage. They should hold well for almost all cases, with a few exceptions though.
a is used before words beginning with a consonant (or consonant sound)
I own a car which was manufactured in India
Also, there could be a case like so
There is a university down the road.
Here, even though the first letter is u, the pronunciation is as Yoo, hence we use a instead of an.
- an is used before words beginning with a vowel (or vowel sound)
This is an old movie
He is holding an umbrella
- The is used when you are referring either to specific things, which have already been mentioned in the conversation beforehand, or to things regarded as unique or even when you are using superlatives (like in your case)
I know a doctor who lives here. The doctor's wife is an artist. (Doctor has been Already mentioned and we are referring to the same doctor now)
The Earth revolves around the Sun (Unique Objects)
He is the tallest in his class. (Superlative)
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An apple a day keeps the doctor away. ;)