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    Untaught88 is offline Senior Member
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    A Mr. XXX

    Hi,

    Can "a" be used before Mr. Mrs. and Miss?

    A Mr. XXX came to meet you.

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    Re: A Mr. XXX

    Yes, it can. It means a person by the name of Mr ABC came to meet you.

    Note, I used ABC because alas XXX has acquired a special connotation. http://www.yourdictionary.com/xxx

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    Re: A Mr. XXX



    (It's OK. This is laden with double entendres but is safe for work and for kiddies.)
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: A Mr. XXX

    It wouldn't be used about a person who is known to the speaker and listener.

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