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Use an in place of a when it precedes a vowel sound, not just a vowel. That means it’s “an honor” (the h is silent), but “a UFO” (because it’s pronounced yoo eff oh).
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A 100s 360 degrees a / an A.D. ala AM / PM abject able to about absorbtion abstruse / obtuse academia acapella, a capella accede/exceed accent marks access accessory accept / except accidently accurate / precise acronyms and apostrophes across actionable/doable act
As a simple test, try removing Xena from the sentence. You wouldn’t say “Me is going to Athens.” You’d say “I am going,” so say “Xena and I are going.” You wouldn’t say “This horse belongs to I,” you’d say “This horse belongs to me,” so say “This horse belongs to Xena and me.”
If you want to craft an error-free message that reflects your professionalism, be on the lookout for these common grammatical slip-ups.
The Call of the Wild -Jack London
Don Quixote -Miguel de Cervantes
The Faerie Queene- Edmund Spenser
Faust -Johann von Goethe
Frankenstein -Mary Shelley
Gulliver’s Travels -Jonathan Swift
The Iliad -Homer
Infinite Jest -David Foster Wallace
Jude the Obscure -Thomas Hardy
The Mysterious Island -Jules Verne
Oedipus Rex -Sophocles
Persuasion -Jane Austen
The Republic -Plato
A Tale of Two Cities -Charles Dickens
Twelfth Night -William Shakespeare
Uncle Tom’s Cabin -Harriet Beecher Stowe
Watership Down -Richard Adams
Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte
Hamlet- William Shakespeare
Pride and Prejudice- Jane Austen
Wuthering Heights -Emily Brontë
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer -Mark Twain
Much Ado About Nothing -William Shakespeare
The Canterbury Tales -Geoffrey Chaucer
Romeo and Juliet -William Shakespeare
War and Peace -Leo Tolstoy
The Pilgrim’s Progress- John Bunyan
Oliver Twist- Charles Dickens
The Hound of the Baskervilles –Arthur Conan Doyle
The Three Musketeers- Alexandre Dumas