A horse and an ass were in the field.
But if the Noun is qualified by some Adjective,
it is placed before the Adjective; as,
Alexander the Great was riding a white horse.
The lndefinite Article comes ofter “many” and
It was such a tine day that many a man went to
lt also comes after the Adjectives preceded by
“too," “so” and “how”; as,
How great a mistake I have made!
lt is too small a house to accommodate us all.
The Definite Article is placed after the Adjectives
"all" and "both”; as,
1. All the students are in the hall.
2. Both the birds were shot dead.
When two or more Adjectives qualify the some
Noun, the Article is used before the first Adjective
I saw a black and red cow. (The cow is only one).
But if they qualify different Nouns, expressed
or understood, The Article is used before each Adjective;
I saw a black and a red cow. (The cows are two).
It two or more connected Nouns refer to different
persons or things, the Article is used before each;
The Headmaster and the inspector were sitting in
ln expressing a comparison, if two Nouns refer
to the some person or thing, the Article is used
only before the first; as,
He is a better teacher than scholar.
But if they refer to different persons or things,
the Article must be used with each Nouns; as,
He is a better teacher than a scholar (would be).