How do you pronounce engine?
1 Answer. Engine is pronounced /ˈen. dʒɪn/ (unstressed second syllable) in both American English and British English.
What do we say engine in English?
An engine (also (also locomotive)) is a separate part of a train that pulls the other parts of the train.
How do you pronounce sedan car?
Is the L in calm silent?
The answer is the year 1066 and 2000 years of invasions, occupations, and political complexities that go far beyond “correctness.” “Calm” does, in fact, have a silent L because of 1066; however, in some regions it has a lightly pronounced L. Why? Because that’s how language works naturally over time.
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