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    How do you spell [glɑːft ]

    Could you please spell [glɑːft] for me? I think I can hear it twice in a programme

    at 2:43-2:46 ...we do a lot the [glɑːft] in here, Christopher.

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    at 32:10-32:13 So once I've given it a quick [glɑːft] stay I then get my...

    but I can't recognise the word.

    Thank you.

    Oops! The link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bIMTXETPJo&t=1624s
    Last edited by Alimdul; 01-Mar-2017 at 14:32. Reason: forgot to provide the link

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    #2

    Re: How do you spell [glɑːft ]

    Can you give us a link to the programme you mention?

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    #3

    Re: How do you spell [glɑːft ]

    I can't think of a word that would fit both gaps. I don't do phonetic symbols but the words that strike me as most likely in those sentences are:

    We do a lot of the graft in here, Christopher.
    So once I've given it a quick glance, ... (however, "stay" doesn't make sense as the next word).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: How do you spell [glɑːft ]

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Can you give us a link to the programme you mention?

    Sorry!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bIMTXETPJo&t=1624s

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    Re: How do you spell [glɑːft ]

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I can't think of a word that would fit both gaps. I don't do phonetic symbols but the words that strike me as most likely in those sentences are:

    We do a lot of the graft in here, Christopher.
    So once I've given it a quick glance, ... (however, "stay" doesn't make sense as the next word).
    I'm terribly sorry I've forgotten to add the link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bIMTXETPJo&t=1624s).
    I've already taken the possibility of graft but I wasn't sure because I can't hear this r-sound.
    In terms of stay it definitely sounds strange. Might it be state in this context?

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    #6

    Re: How do you spell [glɑːft ]

    At 2:43: I seem to be doin' a lot of the grafting here....

    At 32:10: So, once I've given it a quick blast of steam​,....
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: How do you spell [glɑːft ]

    My goodness! These [glɑːft]s appeared to be different words. Thank you.

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    Re: How do you spell [glɑːft ]

    I couldn't get the link to open, unfortunately. Seems to be a glitch at my end!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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