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    #1

    Is the 'an' necessary in 'some kind of an activity'?

    Is the 'an' necessary in 'some kind of an activity'? The phrase is taken from the sentence 'The verb go can be followed by certain gerunds in idiomatic expressions used to describe some kind of an activity, usually pleasurable or recreational.'

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    #2
    The "an" is purely optional and I prefer to omit it.

    Also in my opinion the "an" is more common in Ame and less so in BrE.

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    #3
    Without context, this AmE speaker would leave out the "an".

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    #4
    So would this BrE speaker.

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