View Poll Results: Which is correct?

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  • A URL

    846 47.88%
  • An URL

    921 52.12%
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Thread: A or An?

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    Its A and I voted for an "AN". :( darn it!

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    the url >>>>>>kidding

    i think its (a)

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    I think it sounds to be A ...

    whatu guess?

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    Default Re: A or An?

    I chose an because in english an-------------a,o,u,i,y,e
    a-------------with another letters


    thanks

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    It's the sound that matters:
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    an umbrella
    a European






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    I love this forum! I am tutoring English in Colombia...and...I never heard such things as "semi-vowels" in my education!
    Thanks for these responses/clarifications!

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    It's A URL

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    Usually a u pronounced as if f the word begins with a y (a semivowel), usual, union, university (mostly borrowed from Latin or French) it is treatzed as if it were a consonant: hence a university (but sometimes thee (as if it were a vowel) university.

    Words (mostly form the Germanic side of the language) that have the sharp u as in under, underwear, ulcer, udder ugliness are treated like a vowel.

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    a Universal RL
    U is not a vowel here. It's a consonant

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    so u is an exception sometimes?

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