But the confident tone provided no response to Mary`s approval. These examples are automatically selected from different online sources of information to reflect the current use of the word “agreement.” The opinions expressed in the examples do not reflect the views of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us comments. He advised her to be careful and ask for a copy of the agreement. This decision went hand in hand with a multi-party agreement to give all registered voters the opportunity to vote by mail or withdraw one at an early stage, as reported by the Louisville Courier Journal. You`re right and your teacher is wrong. “Accord” begins with a vocal sound, and “an” is the appropriate article. It made sense to use a chord since starts with a vowel. The good news is that in August, California reached an agreement with the U.S.
Forest Service to intensify these efforts, with the goal of treating one million hectares per year for the next two decades. Again, as well, they looked at each other with a meaning on their faces. I agree with many of them… I heard Nancy Pelosi say that she did not want to leave until we agreed. We tried to make some plans, but we could not agree. It`s a mistake to say “a deal”! The right phrase is “a deal.” The use of an indeterminate article is not only related to the question of whether or not a word begins with a vowel or spelling consonant. It`s related to phonological sound. For example, it is fair to say “a European” and not “a European,” because the sound that starts the word “European” is a consonant. It is therefore not an `agreement`, but an `agreement`.
By agreement, all parties met at Indian Spring to consider a second contract in early February 1825. This is the eternal agreement, but an agreement whose terms we find difficult to accept. “Since then, the CIA has paid out more than $1 million under the agreement,” the report says. The mention of Mege led them all to an agreement, because they hated him unanimously. It took them a while to agree, but… Such an agreement currently exists for an influenza pandemic, Phelan notes, but not for any other type of disease or vaccine. Ronald Reagan approved the agreement and the USTR reviewed Korean practices until the end of his term.