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How to explain, "listen" has 5 sounds while its pronunciation is `/ˈlɪsn/`? Why not 4 sounds?

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Why don't the vowels in "northern" and "eastern" get short like "southern"?

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-ng sound in idiosyncratic

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Why is '<verb>ing' better than 'to <verb>' in this case?

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how to pronounce "causa causans" in american english?

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Can I add an “s” after a specific/non-ten year like 2015s?

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Why is there no article after "no" in "I have no car"

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Is it a very common and recognized way to pronounce the word "opposite" /ˈɑː.pə.sɪt/?

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How to pronounce T in 'not enough'?

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Pronunciation of "kids"

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What does "They don't come much bigger than this." mean?

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"from her" versus "than her/she"

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Different pronunciation for words starting with en- ( /ɪn/, /en/ and /ɪˈ/ )

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Is "consist" really intransitive?

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Should convert 'k' and 't' sounds to 'g' and 'd' sounds when they follow 's' in a word for pronunciation?

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the possessive plural of a French family name ending in x

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how to pronounce words 'baths' in actual conversation?

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The vowel in Bulge

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How to identify whether the sentence is in passive voice or Simple past (state)

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Type of Assimilation

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How do you pronounce "herons'"? (plural possessive)

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relative pronoun "who"

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Does "orange" rhyme with "cringe" in the UK?

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Pronunciation rules on words like deprivation/deprive or reciprocal/reciprocity?

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Can I pronounce the word "of" as /əb/?

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Why are the syllables in "elephant" divided in two different ways?

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"That man was I." or "That man was me." - How to choose the pronoun after linking verbs?

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What is a non-vulgar synonym for this swear word meaning "an enormous amount"?

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What does it mean? "in this film he is made to look very handsome indeed"

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can we "discover that the house will have been haunted"?

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