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    Supoki is offline Newbie
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    Regarding the rule for (a) vs. (an) when it appears before a word that starts with a vowel but not a vowel sound. For example "inaccurate" -- is the correct written form {1} (a) inaccurate account of events, or {2} (an) inaccurate account of events?

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    Re: A vs. An

    an inaccurate

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    Re: A vs. An

    Quote Originally Posted by Supoki View Post
    . . . when it appears before a word that starts with a vowel but not a vowel sound. For example "inaccurate" . . .

    Supoki, what makes you think that i in inaccurate is not a vowel sound? It most certainly is.

    Sunsunmoon, your answer is correct, but please state that you are not a teacher.

    Rover

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