Tips for Error Spotting – Correct Usage of Articles

    Tips for Error Spotting - Correct Usage of Articles

    Tips for Error Spotting – Correct Usage of Articles:

    Dear Readers, here we have given the important tips for the Correct Usage of Articles in Spot Errors which will help the aspirants to face the English Section.

    ArticleA orAn is used before a singular noun. The choice betweenA orAn is determined by the first sound of pronunciation (not by the letter of alphabet even it may beA, E, I, O, U) of the noun. If it is pronounced with vowel sound, useAn otherwiseA.

    Example:
    ·        He is an honest man
    ·        He is a European
    ·        He is an MLA
    ·        He is an SDO

    Look at the following words and the use of “A” of “An” before them. Students generally make mistake usingA orAn before these words.

    1.) An hour
    21). A one rupee note
    2). An hourly meeting
    22). A one eyed man
    3). An hour’s daybreak
    23). A uniform
    4). An honors
    24). A useful book
    5). An honorary post
    25). A useful feature
    6). An honorable person
    26). A unique decision
    7). An honest man
    27). A united front
    8). An heir
    28). A unified plan
    9). An honorarium
    29). A year
    10). A house
    30). A USA ally
    11). A historical fair
    31). An FO
    12). A humble person
    32). A forest officer
    13). A husband
    33). An MP/MLA
    14). A heinous crime
    34). A member of society
    15). A young man
    35). An IAS/ IPS/ ILO
    16). A ewe
    36). An SP/ SDO
    17). A university
    37). An MA/ MSc.
    18). A unity
    38). An RTS/ RTC
    19). A union
    39). An RC worker
    20). A eulogy
    40). A UK-based company

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