Poll: It's ____ ubiquitous issue.

It's ____ ubiquitous issue.

a
an

Comments:

udaraa

It's unbelievable to see that most people have got the wrong answer.

Andrea

Most of the people have answered "an"...which is correct. I do not understand what you are trying to say udaraa.

comed

You won't say 'an unit', will you?

John

I can't believe this either. The correct answer is "a". "a" is always used in front of words that sound like "u". The rule of using "an" before a consonant doesn't apply. Where did you all go to school?

FRG

The same way as you wouldn't say "an useful".

vil

adj.
Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent: "plodded through the shadows fruitlessly like an ubiquitous spook" (Joseph Heller).

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Tricksplit

I think it's a because every time there's a vowel in the word after a it is an but this one is a wierd one or wierd word

RobF

The important thing is whether it's a vowel sound or not. This word begins with a vowel, but not with a vowel sound, so we use 'a'.

Cody

I always pronounce the word as "oo-biquitous" not "you-biquitous." Since a couple online dictionaries did not list the vowel sound as an acceptable pronunciation, I agree that "an" is wrong and "a" is correct.

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