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    Hi

    a useful topic

    I found this this phrase in the dictionary

    How come the adjective starts with a vowel ?IT should be an


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    #2

    Re: Hi

    the phonetics of "useful" starts with /j/,so we use "a" instead of "an"

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    #3

    Re: Hi

    Quote Originally Posted by fantastic View Post
    a useful topic

    I found this this phrase in the dictionary

    How come the adjective starts with a vowel ?IT should be an


    THANKS IN ADVANCE
    a/ an =adjective
    “a” is used before words beginning with a consonant e.g. a boy, or consonant sound e.g. a union.
    “An” is used before words beginning with a vowel e.g. an owl, or vowel sound e.g. an honor.

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