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    #1

    chocolate and favourite

    May I ask :

    Do chocolate and favourite rhyme ?

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    Re: chocolate and favourite

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    May I ask :

    Do chocolate and favourite rhyme ?

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    No, they don't.

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    Re: chocolate and favourite

    They are not ideal rhyming words but a lot of BrE speakers pronounce the first as "chocklitt" so if you were absolutely desperate for a rhyme, you could probably get away with it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: chocolate and favourite

    Even if both words are pronounced with /ɪt/ as the final syllable, I don't really think we can say that two words ending with the same unstressed syllable rhyme.

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    Re: chocolate and favourite

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    They are not ideal rhyming words but a lot of BrE speakers pronounce the first as "chocklitt" so if you were absolutely desperate for a rhyme, you could probably get away with it.
    Could you explain what do you mean by saying get away with it?

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    Re: chocolate and favourite

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    Could you explain what do you mean by saying get away with it?

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    Dear 5jj,

    1) The reason why I have this question because I find this pair of words getting the highest possibility as rhymes among the other choices. (even though I don't agree either)

    2) What is "unstressed syllable rhyme" ?

    Thank you.

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