ði/ðə ɪvent

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HifaMo

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Hi,

Please, which one is correct?

ði/ðə ɪvent

I think it is /ði ɪvent/ because event stars with a vowel.

Thanks.
 

Odessa Dawn

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Hi,

Please, which one is correct?

ði/ðə ɪvent

I think it is /ði ɪvent/ because event stars with a vowel.

Thanks.
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In most varieties of English, /ðə/ is used before consonant sounds and /ði:/ before vowel sounds. /ði:/ is used before vowels if the word 'the' is stressed.
 

konungursvia

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Our Saudi friend is correct.
 

Tdol

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Furthermore, there can often be more than one correct pronunciation according to the emphasis/meaning/register, etc.
 
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