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  1. sanukeeeeeeeeeee
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    Angry an MBA

    I have a friend who was an MBA teacher.
    I have a friend who was an MBA teacher.


    Is it a correct article?

  2. Casiopea's Avatar

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    Re: an MBA

    Quote Originally Posted by sanukeeeeeeeeeee
    I have a friend who was an MBA teacher.
    I have a friend who was an MBA teacher.


    Is it a correct article?
    Yes, it's correct. The rule has to do with pronunciation: if the first letter of the word is a vowel sound, then add 'an'. For example, the letter "M" is pronounced [em] (e as in egg), so 'an' is used:

    Written Letters: MBA
    Pronunciation: [em]BA => an [em]BA

  3. sanukeeeeeeeeeee
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    Thanks. :)

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