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I am wondering to see if they mean the same or different.

"Did you get one of the papers?" "Yes I got one" or "yes I got it"

"I missed one event day" or " I missed an event today"

"Can I have one hamburger, please" or "Can I have a hamburger, please"

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"Did you get one of the papers?" "Yes I got one" or "yes I got it"

Here the question is specifically about any one of papers(among all the papers). Hence "Yes I got one" will be more perfect that "Yes I got it", since it referring to a particular paper but One referring to any one among the all papers.

"I missed one event day" or " I missed an event today"

"Can I have one hamburger, please" or "Can I have a hamburger, please"

In both the above examples using One and An will give same meaning and using An/A based on the Vowels will be more perfect than simply using an.

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We use a/an to talk about one person or thing. So, yes, your sentences mean the same thing (the pair ones, I mean). Just remember that when you decide to use one instead of a/an, it may sound like you do it on purpose, perhaps, to put a special emphasis on the number. Compare:

Can I have a hamburger? (there is no emphasis on the number of hamburgers + you may mean any kind of hamburger)

Can I have one hamburger? (one, and not two or three)

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    You haven’t addressed the “yes I got it” part of the question. – Jim Nov 20 '18 at 0:05
  • And then there's "I've got it!!", shouted on a baseball field. – Hot Licks Dec 20 '18 at 0:45

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