It is more important to learn where Article is omitted than where it is used. In this section, we will cover all the important places where articles are omitted.
Article is not used before the words: - Man, life, Death, art, science when these words are used in the widest sense (widest sense means including all classes and categories).
-Man is a social animal. (correct)
-Man is mortal etc. (correct)
Article is not used before the name of diseases like Fever, Cholera, Aids, Cancer etc. However, article the is used before the name of diseases which are plural in their form like the measles, the mumps etc.
Article is not used before the name of days and months. However, article the is used before the dates.
- I will come on Monday. (correct)
- I will come on the 6th of December. (correct)
Article is not used before names of languages, meals, festivals, seasons, subjects, sports.
Please Note: Aspirants usually get confused while using articles and they fail to find errors in questions related to articles. Whenever you are about to mark No error in your answer, it is recommended that you should recheck sentences with the correct usage of Articles.