English example sentences with "an"

Learn how to use an in a English sentence. Over 100 hand-picked examples.

That was an evil bunny.

I once wanted to be an astrophysicist.

I am not an artist. I never had the knack for it.

I do not have an account in these forums.

Thanks for having explained to me at last why people take me for an idiot.

First, I'm going to do an outline of my new website.

You're an angel!

"Ah!" is an interjection.

I have to go shopping. I'll be back in an hour.

It's so hot that you could cook an egg on the hood of a car.

My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected.

The French government has launched an online game that challenges taxpayers to balance the national budget.

What does it mean to have an educated mind in the 21st century?

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his field, and how to avoid them.

Give him an inch and he'll take a yard.

Half an eye is very useful actually, because an animal can see half of another animal, which wants to eat it, and can get out of the way, and it will eat the animal, which has only one-half eye or only 49% of an eye, because this to it will not be enough, and the animal, which was eaten up, will have no children, because it is dead.

Half an eye is very useful actually, because an animal can see half of another animal, which wants to eat it, and can get out of the way, and it will eat the animal, which has only one-half eye or only 49% of an eye, because this to it will not be enough, and the animal, which was eaten up, will have no children, because it is dead.

Half an eye is very useful actually, because an animal can see half of another animal, which wants to eat it, and can get out of the way, and it will eat the animal, which has only one-half eye or only 49% of an eye, because this to it will not be enough, and the animal, which was eaten up, will have no children, because it is dead.

If you raise an eyebrow, it can mean "I want to have sex with you", but also "I find that what you just said is completely idiotic."

A schedule is an identity card for time, but, if you don't have a schedule, the time isn't there.

An opinion is shocking only if it is a conviction.

Our opinion is an idea which we have; our conviction an idea which has us.

Our opinion is an idea which we have; our conviction an idea which has us.

An astute reader should be willing to weigh everything they read, including anonymous sources.

Denying she was an anarchist, Katja maintained she wished only to make changes in our government, not to destroy it.

To him, hunger was an abstract concept; he always had enough to eat.

Peter was an altruistic video game player; he would give items to people who needed them, rather than selling them for personal profit.

Sadly many people will believe things told to them via an email which they would find implausible face-to-face.

You should have refused such an unfair proposal.

Life in prison is worse than the life of an animal.

I want an MP3 player!

He has just published an interesting series of articles.

The seven questions that an engineer has to ask himself are: who, what, when, where, why, how and how much.

It costs an arm and a leg.

Girls are more likely than boys to be malnourished, suffer poverty, face violence and be refused an education, according to a new report.

We are haunted by an ideal life, and it is because we have within us the beginning and the possibility for it.

A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.

Life is not an exact science, it is an art.

Life is not an exact science, it is an art.

He's an old timer.

An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.

An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.

"Do you have any siblings?" "No, I'm an only child."

You look tired. You ought to rest for an hour or two.

You seem an honest man.

You seem to be an honest man.

You should have known better than to take an examination without preparing for it.

You don't have to make an apology.

You had better take an umbrella with you.

You did an excellent job.

You should make an effort to stop smoking.

You really have an ear for music.

You are now an adult.

You must put an end to your foolish behavior.

You say Nessie is an imaginary being, but I think she exists.

You had better not repeat such an error.

You owe me an apology for that.

You must put an end to this foolish behavior.

You only started this job an hour ago.

Your suggestion amounts to an order.

We will make an exception of your case.

When your business gets rolling we'll talk about an increase.

If what you say is true, it follows that he has an alibi.

I must offer you an apology for coming late.

Would you mind making an extra cup of coffee whenever you decide to have some?

Say what you will, I think he is an honest person.

I will do my best to put such an idea out of your head.

Karate is an art of unarmed defense.

You should allow an hour to go to the airport.

Where do I get an airport bus?

Find an empty bottle and fill it with water.

Drinking on an empty stomach is bad for your health.

The whole sky lit up and there was an explosion.

I ran across an old friend near the bank.

Banks will try to lend you an umbrella on a sunny day, but they will turn their backs on a rainy day.

There will be an energy crisis in the near future.

Will there be an earthquake in the near future?

In the near future, we will be able to put an end to AIDS.

They say we'll have an earthquake one of these days.

It is said that there will be an election soon.

This city will suffer from an acute water shortage unless it rains soon.

The fiscal austerity may lead to an overkill of the economy.

An emergency may occur at any time.

I need to make an urgent call. Is there a public phone near here?

In case of an emergency, call the police.

What number should I call in case of an emergency?

In case of an emergency, push this button.

In case of an emergency, dial 110.

In case of an emergency, get in touch with my agent.

In case of an emergency, get in touch with my agent right away.

The police officer on duty sensed an elderly man coming up behind him.

I have an itchy crotch.

An accomplishment cannot be looked upon as yours unless you have paddled your own canoe.

A delivery man is dropping off an arrangement of artificial flowers.

To my amazement, it disappeared in an instant.

To be an interesting person you have to feed and exercise your mind.

I had an angina attack.

There was an expensive camera left in the classroom.

An ounce of practice is worth a pound of precept.

There is usually an organ in a church.

Education is an investment in the future.

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