Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: AE: there/air

  1. #1
    dodgerfan2002 Guest

    Default AE: there/air

    In AE, does "there" rhyme with "air"?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Posts
    12,971
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: AE: there/air

    Quote Originally Posted by dodgerfan2002
    In AE, does "there" rhyme with "air"?
    Yes, and sometimes it -ere rhymes with the underlined portion in the word "sir".

    There are = th-air are
    There are = th-ir are

  3. #3
    dodgerfan2002 Guest

    Default Re: AE: there/air

    i thought the word sir was pronounced like sur. lol

  4. #4
    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Philippines
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Posts
    41,699
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: AE: there/air

    It is- I think that is what Casiopea means.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Hotchalk