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    #1

    pronunciation - somebody

    As for pronunciation, can the primary stress of the word somebody fall on the second syllable?


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    Re: pronunciation - somebody

    No. Normally it is about equal on all syllables. The stress can be placed on the 'some-' as in
    "Well, SOME-body must know. Call the manager!"


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    Re: pronunciation - somebody

    MSN ENCARTA DICTIONARY IS ON THE WEB. IT IS FREE, AND GIVES YOU DEFINITIONS AND PRONUNCIOATIONS. IT IS A WONDERFUL TOOL FOR ENGLISH LEARNERS.THIS IS THE LINK:

    beat definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta

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