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    Question The main topic for discussion will be the proposed new supermarket

    Hi,

    Below is an example sentence from Longman dictionary:

    The main topic for discussion will be the proposed new supermarket.
    And here is the voice: http://vocaroo.com/i/s1HidclKklTO

    When hearing from the voice, it sounds like the "ed" in "proposed" is not pronounced.

    Is it correct? Or is it just my problem can't hear the pronunciation of "ed" in the above sentence?

    Thanks.

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    Re: The main topic for discussion will be the proposed new supermarket

    It's a swallowed "-ed" but it's there. Remember that it sounds like just "d" anyway. "Proposed" has only two syllables. Of course, a native speaker would know that the word is "proposed" because "... will be the propose new supermarket" doesn't make sense.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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