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How to read "next request" if read fast? Will the t and r will be put together, so it's sounds like: nex tre quest, and the tre here is the same as in string?

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Personally, with my American accent, my pronunciation would be nex re quest. This doesn't really have anything to do with the speed I'm speaking at since I habitually just (mis-)pronounce "next" as nex normally. I will say I'm less likely to use proper pronunciation if I'm speaking quickly.

Even though the "t" and the "r" are closely followed in your text, the t and tr are very different (the tr requires a lot more mouth movement). I'm not likely to accidentally mix those two sounds up, even while speaking rapidly.

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