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    How does she pronounce "for" in this video?

    Hi everybody, how does Celine Dion do the reduction for the word "FOR" by 0:12 in this video... "just for fun"....sounds too dificult to hear that.... it doesn't like /fər/

    All by myself Celine Dion with lyrics - YouTube

    Celine Dion - All by myself

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    Re: How does she pronounce "for" in this video?

    To me it sounds like /ffʌn/. if there is a schwa (/ə/) after the first /f/, it is very short

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    Re: How does she pronounce "for" in this video?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    To me it sounds like /ffʌn/. if there is a schwa (/ə/) after the first /f/, it is very short
    That's funny... to me it sounds like after "just" /əf/ /fʌn/

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