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    Default Expectation

    It sounds "beyond expectation". I wonder if it sounds clearly in AmE.

    Any ideas appreciated.

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    Default Re: Expectation

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHope
    It sounds "beyond expectation". I wonder if it sounds clearly in AmE.

    Any ideas appreciated.

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    The first word should have a more distinct d sound at the end. Also the "o" sound is diffrent from our English "o". In the word "expectation" the accent should be on the third syllable not the second.

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    Default Thank you, here is another idiom

    It sounds clear?
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    Default Re: Expectation

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHope
    It sounds "beyond expectation". I wonder if it sounds clearly in AmE.

    Any ideas appreciated.

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    It doesn't sound American at all to me. It's very accented.

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    Default Re: Thank you, here is another idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHope
    It sounds clear?

    I can't open this one.

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    Default Re: Thank you, here is another idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHope
    It sounds clear?
    I know the last word is "notice" but I can't figure out anything else...

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