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    An upgrade / a upgrade - which one is correct ?

    An upgrade / a upgrade - which one is correct ?

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    Re: An upgrade / a upgrade - which one is correct ?

    An upgrade.

    You might be interested to read this https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...-the-committee
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    Re: An upgrade / a upgrade - which one is correct ?

    Use an before words which sound like they begin with a vowel and a before words which sound like they begin with a consonant.

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    Re: An upgrade / a upgrade - which one is correct ?

    Unlike university or usual, upgrade doesn't begin with a Y sound. Therefore it requires an.

    Cross-posted.
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