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peter123

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Hi there,

How do you speak 'figure it out'?
figu-ri-tout OR figu-ri-out??
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"figger it out"
 

peter123

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Hi there,

Thanks

Does the 'r' go with 'it' and 't' go with 'out'?
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I'm not a teacher, but although it SHOULD be "figger-it-out", you will most likely hear "figgeridout" a lot, especially if you come up here to the Southern Hemisphere and hear English in NZ or Australia.
 

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Hi there,

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How about British English? Do you link 'figure it out' ?

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In RP, no.

But there are many dialectical examples where it will be.
 

belly_ttt

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I think this term is originated in America so we have to pronounce it with an r.
But why do we care for where the r is, because I think when we pronounce it, the sound is the same?
 
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