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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘An’. Over 50 Sentences


See also: a, the

An — US. [ən], UK. [æn]

Main meanings:

  1. The word “an” is an indefinite article in English, primarily used to indicate a non-specific or singular item.


10 simple sentences:

  • I need an umbrella today.
  • She bought an expensive dress.
  • He has an interesting book.
  • An apple is a healthy snack.
  • We booked an early flight.
  • He’s wearing an old hat.
  • An elephant is a large animal.
  • They live in an old house.
  • An ice cream sounds great.
  • We’re going on an adventure.


The sentences from movies:

I am an excellent driver. – Finch

There was an accident. – Salt (2010)

Yeah I’m an Islander. – Jaws (1975)

He’s an engineer. – Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

You’re being chased by an evil wizard. – Smurfs (2011)

You have an alibi for last night. – Dirty Dancing (1987)

I’d need an army, Ovi. – Extraction (2020)

Can you tell her that it’s an emergency? – Venom (2018)

I expect an answer. – Jumper (2008)

In an hour he could have total recall. – Total Recall (1990)

Did you get in an accident? – Mirrors (2008)

That’ll be an easy conversation to have. – Final Destination 2 (2003)

You want me to have an abortion. – Airplane! (1980)

I’d be an asset. – Dune (2021)

Take an itinerary. – Hotel Transylvania (2012)

It’s an order. – 1917 (2019)

An answer, OK an answer to what? – Interstate 60 (2002)

This will not be an easy mission. – Jumanji (1995)

I’m like an eight, eight and a half. – Bad Teacher (2011)

It’s an easy category. – Scream (1996)

Yeah, it was an Uber. – The Flash (2023)

An odd picture, isn’t it? – Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

So you look like an accountant in the Bahamas. – No Hard Feelings (2023)

That we are an effective team. – Oblivion (2013)

He’s an operator. – Scary Movie (2000)

I wasn’t expecting an invitation back. – Top Gun Maverick (2022)

So never refuse an invitation. – The Beach (2000)

But he’s got an axe. – Twins (1988)

So it could be an ambush. – Zodiac (2007)

Did someone eat an onion bagel? – The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

This is an intervention. – Madagascar (2005)

This is an emergency. – The Gods Must Be Crazy (1984)

It’s an ancient Egyptian trick. – The Mummy (1999)

You’re an angel. – Liar Liar (1997)

That was an eyeopening experience. – No Time to Die (2021)

It will involve an operation. – The Space Between Us (2017)

Just an insolent noise. – The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

His criminal career has come to an end. – Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)

Because they’re selling an image. – L.A. Confidential (1997)

Big Harold, you keep an eye on him. – Platoon (1986)

The old man’s still an artist with a Thompson. – Millers Crossing (1990)