a vs. an vs. and – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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A

Definition:

indefinite article used before nouns; often confused with 'an' which is used before a noun that begins with a vowel sound

Examples:

There is no indefinite article 'a' or 'an' before nouns in Russian.

VS.

An

Definition:

indefinite article; 'an' is used before a vowel sound. often confused with 'a' which is used before nouns that begin with a consonant.

Examples:

I think this is an exception.

VS.

And

Definition:

conjunction; used to connect words; used to show addition

Examples:

I'll have a black coffee and muffin please.

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