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    Worry British accent

    What is the Brtish way of pronouncing "worry"? According to Collins Dictionary the stressed vowel is pronounsed in this word as in "cut", do all (or most of) the Brits pronounce it so?

    And the American way to pronounce it is as in "dog", am I right?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: Worry British accent

    The word rhymes with 'curry', and has the same vowel as cut. This vowel is /ʌ/ in RP, but /ʊ/ in some varieties of English.

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