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    Default The use of "a" or "an" in a sentence.

    What is the rule when using 'a' or 'an' in a sentence?

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    A + consonant sound
    An + vowel sound
    (Note it is the sound, not the spelling- an egg, a European, etc)
    They are both used with a singular uncountable noun that hasn't been specified.

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    Default Re: The use of "a" or "an" in a sentence.

    I am a spanish teacher
    I will like to know hte use of " a" or "an" in a sentence.

    thank you

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