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    the gang started a foundation with "an" initial funding of...

    To help pay for that broader initiative, the gang started a foundation with an initial funding of NZ$21,500, or about NT$467,000.
    Is this sentence correct? Why is there an "an" before the word funding, which is an uncountable noun.(http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/funding) Thanks!

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    Re: the gang started a foundation with "an" initial funding of...

    The sentence is correct. The indefinite article is used to refer to an initial (instance of) funding.
    What does "the gang" refer to?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: the gang started a foundation with "an" initial funding of...

    Quote Originally Posted by z7655431 View Post
    Why is there an "an" before the word funding,
    The 'an' is before the word 'initial'.
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    Re: the gang started a foundation with "an" initial funding of...

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    The sentence is correct. The indefinite article is used to refer to an initial (instance of) funding.
    What does "the gang" refer to?
    The sentence is just part of an article of my book. According to that article, the gang refers to a "charitable" group of people.

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