Is It 'a' or 'an'? A List of Special Words

Use "a" before words that begin with a consonant sound, and "an" before words that begin with a vowel sound.

Articles With Names of Symptoms and Diseases

Because most symptom names are countable, they usually require an article (a, an, the) or another determiner to identify or quantify the noun.

A Complete Guide to Using Commas with Adverbs

We will discuss when to use and when to avoid a comma before or after a regular adverb, a sentence adverb, an adverbial clause, and an adverbial phrase.

Can You Say 'a Knowledge'?

We don't say "a knowledge". However, "knowledge" is sometimes used with "a", but only in the pattern "a knowledge of something".

'Cut in Line' or 'Cut in the Line'

It's "cut in line". We use the expression "cut in line" when someone unfairly goes in front of other people who are waiting in line.

'Wait in Line' or 'Wait in the Line'

We say "wait in line". When talking about a row of people or things, the article is usually, but not always, unnecessary.

Can You Say 'a Content'?

"Content" is typically an uncountable noun, so it's incorrect to say "a content".