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    #1

    to stammer

    hi,
    which is the best verb to express the idea of speaking with involuntary breaks and pauses in the North American English, please?
    I have known this verb (stammer) for very long but I don't see it being used very frequently.
    thanks.

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    #2

    Re: to stammer

    The word stammer is just right there.

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    #3

    Re: to stammer

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    The word stammer is just right there.

    hello Ron,
    do you mean this is actually the best choice?
    thanks.


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    Re: to stammer

    Yes.

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    #5

    Re: to stammer

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    hello Ron,
    do you mean this is actually the best choice?
    thanks.
    We t..t..tend to say "stutter" in AusE, but it means the s..s..same th..thing.

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    Re: to stammer

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    We t..t..tend to say "stutter" in AusE, but it means the s..s..same th..thing.
    I tend to use the word "stutter" myself, but I only actually d-d-d-do it when I'm n-n-n-nervous.

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