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    The "S" Sound


    Do we pronounce the "s" in "closely" as "S" or "Z" sound?

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    Re: The "S" Sound

    NOT A TEACHER

    I hear an "s" in "closely" but a "z" in "closing".

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    Re: The "S" Sound

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    NOT A TEACHER

    I hear an "s" in "closely" but a "z" in "closing".
    Much appreciated!

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    Re: The "S" Sound

    Your appreciation is appreciated, Odessa Dawn, but you don't need to express it in a separate post or to quote our replies back to us.

    We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.

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