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    the best accent please (Important)!!

    Hi..
    I know that we have a stress on this word ('effort)..
    but if we say join this word with another in fast speaking.. do we have to put a stress on (effort) like for example: strong effort..
    do we say : strong 'effort
    Or
    strong effort


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    Re: the best accent please (Important)!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mhd shaher View Post
    Hi..
    I know that we have a stress on this word ('effort)..
    but if we say join this word with another in fast speaking.. do we have to put a stress on (effort) like for example: strong effort..
    do we say : strong 'effort
    Or
    strong effort
    The stress wouldn't shift or disappear just because another word is used with "effort."

    If anything, the final "g" in "strong" would soften, so that most of the US does not say "stron 'geffort" (which is a regionalism that is sometimes made fun of.)

    I think in fast speech it would sound like stron 'effort -- but with a little bit of the "g" sound in there.

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    Re: the best accent please (Important)!!

    thank you sir..
    but:
    can teacher answer me please?

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