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  1. LEB
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    From/hot/body

    Are these words pronounced the same? do they have the same vowel sound?

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    Re: From/hot/body

    In my midwestern American accent, the o's in 'hot body' are pronounced /a/ or /a:/, while the 'o' in 'from' is pronounced /ə/ (or actually, its stressed equivalent, whose character I am not able to conjure up at the moment).

    I am aware however, that BrE pronunciation differs significantly from this, and there are likely to be many other dialectical differences.

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    Re: From/hot/body

    In BrE, they're the same.

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