Hello, my name is Carolina. I need some help with this word "Ought" I canīt use it because I donīt know how to pronounce that. I have heard songs, and sitcoms in which this word is used, but I canīt repeat the word with a good pronunciation, If you can give some tips in order to help me Iīll less confused than that
Not in General American. In General American "pot" is [pɑʔ] and "ought" is [ɔʔ]. In dialects with the low back merger, such as the Western or North Central dialect, they both have the same vowel though.