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question about when we use a and when we use an [duplicate]

The patient had been waiting in the emergency room for almost an hour before a doctor finally treated her. (an) goes with a,e,i,o,u (a) goes with the other letters why do we use an hour ? instead ...
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A undershirt or an undershirt? [closed]

I know the a/an rule, but as I meet both in my readings, I tried to google it, and I find both, with not site or dictionaries telling us we should use the one or the other one. My question is: are ...
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“a” or “an” in front of a word beginning with a vowel

I was writing a text when I came to say 'a union', then it struck me that I need to change the 'a' to 'an'. But for some reason, 'an union' didn't sound right. Why doesn't it work? Is it because its ...
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'an' or 'a' before the word 'user'? [duplicate]

We learn in English grammar class to use 'a' before words starting with consonants and 'an' before words starting with vowels. Since for the word 'user' which starts with a vowel, are we supposed to ...
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definite and indefinite articles [closed]

This is a pretty forward question that requires a straightforward one piece with no possibilities answer. I'm not a native English speaker or a dweller of an English speaking country, but I paid a ...
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Is it “an 1973 coin” or “a 1973 coin”? [duplicate]

I've recently noticed that I keep writing "an 1973 coin", and similarly for all the other dates that start with 1 (e.g. "an 1639 coin"). This does not only apply to coins, obviously, it's just the ...
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a lb or an lb, which is right?

At just two weeks old, he weighs less than a lb. or At just two weeks old, he weighs less than an lb. Grammar Checker says "an lb" is right, really?
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Confusion in placing Articles a and an before nouns

When I was a kid I was taught that Article An should be placed before nouns starting with a Vowel letter, but now i got to know that it's actually the sound of vowel we should focus not the letter. ...

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