The Indefinite Articles: A, AN
The Indefinite Articles – A, An – are used to represent one of whatever noun they are modifying.
They are called indefinite because, though they refer to one of whatever noun they are describing, it they can represent any of the noun.
They are non-specific (not definite.)
A screwdriver (any screwdriver)
A car (any car)
A horse (any horse)
An apple (any apple)
An Orangutan (any orangutan)
An electric shaver (any electric shaver)
The Article “A” is used before nouns that start with a consonant
The Article “An” is used before nouns that start with a vowel
The Definite Article: The
“The Indefinite Article” on Wikipedia
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