How to pronounce effort

Last updated: June 1, 2021 | Author: Mark Dent

How to pronounce effort

What does effort mean?

1: conscious application of force: hard work, work that requires time and effort. an effort. 2 : serious attempt : try to do an effort to reduce costs. 3: something created by the effort or attempts of romance was her most ambitious an effort.

The letter T is definitely silent?

In practice yes, in practice quiet if someone does not make much effort to pronounce it. When we have a group of consonants here /ktl/, one sound is often not heard. The linguistic term for this is “dissimilation”.

How to pronounce our

According to the dictionary, our should be pronounced like “oww-er”. But don’t be surprised to hear this pronounced like “arr”. In American English it is usually acceptable to say it anyway. Possessive form of a pronoun our our.

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