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- “A/An” preceding a parenthetical statement 10 answers
I saw the following sentence today:
It has a (admittedly poor) government.
I agree that without the text in brackets, this sentence is correct:
It has a government.
But when I read the original sentence, I want to change it to:
It has an (admittedly poor) government.
My question is, when deciding "an" vs. "a", do I consider text insight brackets or not?