Quick answer
"With a" is a phrase which is often translated as "con un", and "an" is a definite article which is often translated as "un". Learn more about the difference between "with a" and "an" below.
with a
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. con un (used before a masculine noun)
He had secret conversations with a foreign spy.Sostuvo conversaciones secretas con un espía extranjero.
b. con una (used before a feminine noun)
I start every day with a cup of coffee.Comienzo todos los días con una taza de café.
c. con
I want an apartment with a view of the ocean.Quiero un departamento con vista al mar.
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A definite article is a word that identifies a noun as as specific or known to the speaker (e.g. the girl).
1. (general)
a. un (masculine)
That's an elephant.Eso es un elefante.
b. una (feminine)
I'd like an apple.Me gustaría una manzana.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (each)
a. cada
Paulina is paid $20 an hour.A Paulina le pagan $20 cada hora.
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