Uses A & An in English, Definition and 7 Example Sentences

Uses A & An in English, Definition and 7 Example Sentences






A / an is used only with countable singular nouns. Those who start with the consonant letter have “a” tag at the beginning of the word, and nouns that begin with a vowel that will have ”an” tag at the beginning of the word.

A / an is usually used when expressing what an object is. We cannot use countable singular nouns alone.

Example Sentences

  • I saw anaccident of acar.
  • That is anexcellent pencil.
  • Alex is training to be anengineer.
  • I need akilogram of salt.




  • I want to be an engineer when I grow up, but my father wants me to be a doctor.
  • Today, an inspector came to our school to visit.
  • The man you saw there is an Englishman.

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