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    Carolina1983 is offline Junior Member
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    Default Sentence and acquaintance

    Hi, folks!
    How do you pronounce sentence and acquaintance?
    Would it be: sen?ns and akwein?ns ?
    (?=glottal stop)

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Sentence and acquaintance

    Quote Originally Posted by Carolina1983 View Post
    Hi, folks!
    How do you pronounce sentence and acquaintance?
    Would it be: sen?ns and akwein?ns ?
    (?=glottal stop)

    Thanks!
    There's really no need to use glottal stops unless they feel more natural to you. I usually say a 't'.

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    Default Re: Sentence and acquaintance

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    There's really no need to use glottal stops unless they feel more natural to you. I usually say a 't'.


    I think it does, mustīve picked it up somewhere along the oil pipes of TX!
    Thanks a bunch for the input.

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