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  1. sunjay
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    Red face qery

    hi
    can "level best" be used in standard english?
    in oxford on line dictionary there are more than one pronunciations mentioned. are they as good as the first one?why is it so?
    what is the pronunciation of "hour "and "our" in british english?
    thanks and regards.
    sunjay


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    Re: qery

    Quote Originally Posted by sunjay View Post
    hi
    can "level best" be used in standard english?
    in oxford on line dictionary there are more than one pronunciations mentioned. are they as good as the first one?why is it so?
    what is the pronunciation of "hour "and "our" in british english?
    thanks and regards.
    sunjay

    #1 "I will do my level best" is a good colloquial sentence.

    #2 The first pronunciation will be the one most often used in Britain. The subsequent pronunciations will be variations such as American.

    #3 They are both pronounced as "our".

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