According to the dictionary, our should be pronounced like “oww-er”. But don’t be surprised to hear it pronounced like “arrr”. In American English, it is usually acceptable to say it either way. The possessive pronoun form of our is ours.
How is the number 6 pronounced?
How do Brits pronounce CONtroversy?
Three quarters of Britons taking part say “conTROversy”, with the emphasis on the middle syllable, rather than the previously conventional “CONtroversy”. – “garage”, which Britons are more likely to pronounce as “garridge”, over “garaarge”, which is universal in the US.
Which pronunciation of either is correct?
Using English phonetics, [ EE-ther ] and [ AHY-ther ] are both correct. As a side note, giving “th” a phonetic Z (or S or F or D) sound is a common mispronunciation that can be corrected with practice.
How does Nike pronounce Nike?
The correct way to pronounce “Nike” is so that it rhymes with “spiky”.
How do British pronounce neither?
British English. The idea is that saying EE, ‘neither‘ or ‘either‘ with the EE as in SHE vowel is American, and saying ‘neither‘ or ‘either‘ with the AI diphthong is the British pronunciation.
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