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 Meanings and Examples of AN
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an
 arti.  indefinite article
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  He was also pursuing an object he had long had in view.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 19
2  I was a guide, a pathfinder, an original settler.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
3  You remind me of a--of a rose, an absolute rose.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
4  We had an awful time getting back, I can tell you.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
5  This is an unusual party for me.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  To my astonishment, the thing had an authentic look.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
7  His nostrils turned to me in an interested way.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
8  "It's an old clock," I told them idiotically.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
9  With an effort she glanced down at the table.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
10  "She's got an indiscreet voice," I remarked.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
11  "That's an advertisement," Michaelis assured him.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
12  Hester Prynne's term of confinement was now at an end.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
13  It was an obscure night in early May.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
14  The three formed an electric chain.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
15  It showed Pearl in an unwonted aspect.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XV. HESTER AND PEARL
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  She has an above average IQ.
17  The answer was an unequivocal 'no'.
18  He gave me an ambiguous answer.
19  I wrote him an answer immediately.
20  The area has an abundance of wildlife.
21  Do not argue with an idiot.
22  Never go to bed on an argument.
23  She loves to win an argument.
24  The couple bust up after an argument.
25  He broke his arm in an accident.
26  It's due to arrive an hour from now.
27  She is studying in an art institute.
28  Cinema became accepted as an art form.
29  He devilled an article for the writer.
30  He has become celebrated as an artist.