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    Thumbs up "an"and "a"

    Thank You For Your Time.i Have A Conserne Of I Dont Know What Is The Difference Between Using "a" In A Sentence And "an". Can You Please Help Me.

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    Re: "an"and "a"

    Use a when the first sound in the following word is a consonant.
    Use an when thee first sound in the following word is a vowel.

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    Re: "an"and "a"


    Letters of the alphabet that generally stand for sounds made with an open or partially open mouth: A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y (as in style).


    Letters of the alphabet that stand for sounds often made with a closed or partially closed mouth: B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Z, and sometimes Y (as in yellow). (Compare vowels.)


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