- 1 How is re pronounced?
- 2 What’s the correct pronunciation of Caribbean?
- 3 Which pronunciation of either is correct?
- 4 What re meaning?
- 5 How do you use re?
- 6 What is the correct way to spell nausea?
- 7 How do the British say anxiety?
- 8 Why do Jamaicans say AKS instead of ask?
- 9 Why do Americans say Caribbean wrong?
- 10 Is it pronounced ant or aunt?
- 11 How can I use either in a sentence?
- 12 How do British pronounce neither?
How is re pronounced?
When re – means ‘again’, it is pronounced ri: and stressed. So we have for example reapply, renegotiate, reconsider, all with ˌriː-. In words such as refit, rethink, rerun we get the familiar stress difference between verb and noun, but the first part is always riː.
What’s the correct pronunciation of Caribbean?
The two most common pronunciations There seem to be two primary “ Caribbean ” pronunciations that most people use: “cuh-RIB-be-an,” with the emphasis on the second syllable, and “care-ib-BEE-an,” with the biggest emphasis on the third syllable and a slight emphasis on the first.
Which pronunciation of either is correct?
Both are correct. Ee-ther /ˈiːð. ə(ɹ)/ tends to be more common in the United States, but it would not be wrong to use aye-ther /ˈaɪð. ə(ɹ)/.
What re meaning?
Contraction. what ‘ re. (nonstandard) Contraction of what are.
How do you use re?
Re: in the subject line of an email means “reply” or “response”. Always. So in this context don’t use it when you mean “regarding”, but when you’ re replying to an email. Most email applications will add Re: to the subject automatically for you when you click the Reply button.
What is the correct way to spell nausea?
- Nauseating is a good substitute for nauseous when you’re talking about something that causes nausea.
- Nauseousness is not a word. Nausea is the correct noun form.
How do the British say anxiety?
Break ‘ anxious ‘ down into sounds: [ANK] + [SHUHS] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.
Why do Jamaicans say AKS instead of ask?
Because the accent of many Carribean and African nations makes certain sounds more difficult to pronounce. Some people find it hard to deal with the idea that not everybody has fully gentrified in their accent and way of speaking so instead associate it with “street” charicatures rather than its actual cause.
Why do Americans say Caribbean wrong?
There are two major pronunciation of Caribbeans; we in North America have a tendency to pronounce it one way and those on the outside pronounce it the other. In the movie it is pronounced “ wrong,” which is what’s causes people to pronounce the movie title wrong but they the pronounce actual country/sea/area correctly.
Is it pronounced ant or aunt?
But, seriously, the word “ aunt ” has two correct pronunciations: ANT (like the insect) and AHNT. Both pronunciations are given, in that order, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (4th ed.)
How can I use either in a sentence?
Moving on, now looking at the word either. Either is used when referring to a choice between two options. For example, “ Either one deserves to win.” Or, “ Either you leave, or I will phone the police.” It can also be used in a negative way, instead of the words also or too.
How do British pronounce neither?
British English. The idea is that saying EE, ‘ neither ‘ or ‘ either ‘ with the EE as in SHE vowel is American, and saying ‘ neither ‘ or ‘ either ‘ with the AI diphthong is the British pronunciation.