[General] pronouce "t" in "little" and "better"

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hello,

i want to know how to pronounce "t" in "little" and "better" it sounds like "d" but it's not exactly that.



thanks in advance
 
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hello,

i want to know how to pronounce "t" in "little" and "better" it sounds like "d" but it's not exactly that.



thanks in advance
If the T is in the middle of the word, intonation changes the sound to a soft D.
Letter sounds like ledder

Water, daughter, bought a, caught a, lot of, got a, later, meeting, better
Practice these sentences:
What a good idea [w'd' güdäi deey']
Put it in a bottle. [pü di di n' bäd'l]
Get a better water heater. [gedda bedder wäder heeder]
Put all the data in the computer. [püdall the dayd' in the k'mpyuder]
Patty ought to write a better letter. [pædy äd' ride a bedder ledder]
source:americanaccent.com
 

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hello,

i want to know how to pronounce "t" in "little" and "better" it sounds like "d" but it's not exactly that.



thanks in advance
In most places, they're pronounced 't'.
There are variations in various regions, but if you're a learner, I can't see any reason not to just pronounce it 't' unless you particularly want to copy a Cockney or American accent.
 
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In most places, they're pronounced 't'.
There are variations in various regions, but if you're a learner, I can't see any region not to just pronounce it 't' unless you particularly want to copy a Cockney or American accent.

Hi Ray, did you really want to use "region"? or you wanted to say "reason"? :-|
 

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Hi Ray, did you really want to use "region"? or you wanted to say "reason"? :-|

Excuse my butting in - but hanky's confusion can be easily dispelled.

It must have been a slip - easily explained by the idea of regional ;-)pronunciation differences (that is, the idea was in Raymott's mind, so it was an easy slip to make).

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Hi Ray, did you really want to use "region"? or you wanted to say "reason"? :-|
That was a Freudian slip. I'll change it.
 
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