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    nyggus is offline Key Member
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    Question Indefinite article before u..

    Hi, I have heard two opposite opinions in this: Which indefinite article, 'a' or 'an' should we put before words starting with the letter "u"?

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Indefinite article before u..

    It depends on the pronunciation:
    a union/universe/university (consonant sound)
    an umbrella/umbilical cord/uncle (vowel sound)

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