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which one is correct

An Australia

A Australia

asked May 25 at 11:06 james New member

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'An' is used before a word that starts with a vowel sound, as Australia does.

An Australian

 

A word can start with a vowel but have a consonant sound.

A unique situation.

 

A word can start with a consonant and have a vowel sound.

It is an honor to meet you.

link comment answered May 26 at 12:52 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow
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Karen,

 

It is possible:

 

I finally saw a shirt with an Australia word printed on it.

 

Although of course you might as well just say "with Australia printed..."

link comment answered May 27 at 00:57 Sandy New member
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Are you serious, or is this a wind-up?

link comment answered May 26 at 16:56 Caroline Wiggins New member
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James - remember that the word 'A' cannot come before 'Australia'. It would be 'An Australian...."

 

Cheers!

 

'ding'

link comment answered May 26 at 20:28 Karen OKeefe Contributor

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