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    Default read/sound out

    I try to sound out the word.
    I try to read out the word.
    I try to read the word.

    Are the above sentences correct?

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: read/sound out

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I try to sound out the word.
    I try to read out the word.
    I try to read the word.

    Are the above sentences correct?

    Thank you.
    What do you think?

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    Default Re: read/sound out

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    What do you think?
    I think all are correct? Am I right?
    Thank you.

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    Default Re: read/sound out

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I think all are correct? Am I right?
    Thank you.
    They are all grammatical, but the first one doesn't make sense and, while the other two might make sense in the right context, I don't think they have the meaning you want. Are you trying to say "I try to read the word out loud"?

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