- a is part of the Basic English 850.
Before vowel sounds
- (indefinite) (singular) (count) A is used you don't expect your listener to identify which thing you mean.
- Compare "A book I saw on the shelf" and "The book I gave you yesterday".
- A is the first letter of the alphabet.
- The letter "a" comes before "b".
- (school) In some schools, an A is a very high grade.
- Ron got an A on his earth science test.
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