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This tag is for questions which a dictionary cannot answer about the sound, intonation, and stress of how words are uttered or produced.

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The rule you cite is correct for the list of verbs given at that resource. But the rule does not apply to all verbs. For example, the word action is nowadays used as a verb in business English (perhap …
answered Feb 21 '17 by AmE speaker
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that the /v/ sound is omitted, so that you get 'middla'. This pronunciation might not work before all following sounds, but on the Forvo page for 'middle of nowhere' you can hear a speaker from … the US (MoiraMinch) and one from Ireland (MollyDub) say 'middla nowhere'. I assume this is because it's easier to omit the 'v' sound before the 'n' sound. So, pronunciation is always influenced by …
answered Oct 27 '17 by AmE speaker