Why does 'I have a garden' translate as 'Tengo jardín'? How do you know when to omit the definite article?
Freeform Writing Exercise A1
As Marsha said, we often omit it with certain sentences when we are talking about things in a very general way. You often hear:
Do you have a job?
Do you have a car?
Do you have some money?
The indefinite article is frequently omitted after forms of tener (to have)when referring to things that people would normally have or use one at a time.
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