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    Differences in pronouncing 'director'

    Hi All,

    I'm from Italy and never really managed to understand which pronunciation of 'director' is usually associated with British English and which one with American English.

    Thank you in advance for your help.

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    Re: Differences in pronouncing 'director'

    In American English, the 'dir' sounds the same as 'her' in 'Give it to her.'

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    Re: Differences in pronouncing 'director'

    Quote Originally Posted by aboutaseasyasanuclearwar View Post
    Hi All,

    I'm from Italy and never really managed to understand which pronunciation of 'director' is usually associated with British English and which one with American English.

    Thank you in advance for your help.

    aaeaanw
    British
    [duh REK tuh]
    [dih REK tuh]
    [daI REK tuh]

    American
    [duh REK tur/ter]
    [dih REK tur/ter]
    [daI REK tur/ter]

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    Re: Differences in pronouncing 'director'

    Quote Originally Posted by vivemafille View Post
    In American English, the 'dir' sounds the same as 'her' in 'Give it to her.'
    Right. 'DIR' and 'TOR' sound the same as in 'her' in 'Give it to her.' in American English.

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    Re: Differences in pronouncing 'director'

    Quote Originally Posted by aboutaseasyasanuclearwar View Post
    Hi All,

    I'm from Italy and never really managed to understand which pronunciation of 'director' is usually associated with British English and which one with American English.

    Thank you in advance for your help.

    aaeaanw
    /dɪírɛktə/ in Australia

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