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Pronunciation of “THE”

How do we pronounce THE in sentences ? I heard that THE can be pronounced as "tha" and "thee". What is the criteria for pronouning as such ?
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Two consecutive gerunds? -ing -ing?

I am considering to set up a cyber cafe. I am considering setting up a cyber cafe. I think it should be version #2 where the verb considering is followed by the gerund setting. But it sounds ...
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Should individual letters be preceded with “an”?

I was reading a comic book and I noticed that the author used "an A" and "an N" in a particular phrase (screenshot below). While I understand the usage of "An A" here (A being a vowel and what not) ...
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“An hour” or “a hour”

Which indefinite article should precede hour — a or an? an hour a hour Does the usage of an vs a depend on the pronunciation — a history, a hobby, but an hour, an honor?