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    Default Using "And , a , an"

    How often should we use "and" , "a , an" ?

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    Default Re: Using "And , a , an"

    There's no simple numerical answer to that- we should use them when we need them. If you just mean 'how should we use them', use 'and' to join words and clauses and usa 'a' before a consonant sound and 'an' before a vowel sound when you are talking about a singular contable noun in a general way.

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    Default Re: Using "And , a , an"

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    Ms Google found

    20,430,000,000 English pages for "and"
    11,780,000,000 English pages for "an"
    19,620,000,000 English pages for "a"

    So don't stint on their use, hoslog!
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