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English weirdness.

Through, threw. Pronounced the same.

Your, You're also the same.

Their, there, they're, are once again the same.

Four, for are same.

can not, and cannot are the same.

be cause and because.

be for and before.

But why? Why not I guess.

Now for random interjections
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flack
Under the rules of English, it’s possible to spell the word fish GHOTI. Gh as in laugh, o as in women, ti as in motion. Crazy...
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Rishi Majumdar
Yes. Helo, hello and halo are almost same.
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Activist Goat
Definitely not all the same
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UnknownAuthor
Pronunciations not meaning
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5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Unknown, so is it my bad if i try to pronounce them differently to make it easier for the others to distinct them!?
Jabba Ree 🌹
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H, I think context plays a big role in that.
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Jabba Ree 🌹, of course.. but i still pronounce hem like a Germän im afraid😅
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Jabba Ree 🌹
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H, I think German accent is adorable.
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Jabba Ree 🌹, 👉😕👈 NOPE.. in most cases not. At least not from the ones who learned the british version and don't consume english media. But if someone know how to talk and has its accent then ..well then its even easier to understand him as i would understand a native speaker.
Jabba Ree 🌹
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H, well, I was taught British English in school, but when I heard the real one, I noticed that my life was a lie. Then, I got fascinated by American English. Anyway, that's not the point. Try to train your listening skills. If you listen carefully, I'm sure you can understand almost every accent.
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5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Jabba Ree 🌹, yes.. i think we had this topic allready under another card^^ The big problem at the moment is that I have noone who really speaks english anymore.. so listening isn't the problem for me but speaking it with getting feedback is.
Jabba Ree 🌹
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H, I'm not native, but you can chat with me on telegram. I enjoy speaking English very much.
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alaanaeem
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fastest
it's okay. as long as we understand...
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Jabba Ree 🌹
Well, "they're, there, their" are different. Same for "you're and your", unless you pronounce it like "yer". In that case, yes, they sound similar.
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UnknownAuthor
I'm from michigan, so I dont have an accent. Michigan is known for having very pure English
Jabba Ree 🌹
I can't really say anything, since I haven't heard every accent. Also, I tried "you're and your" in different sentences, and maybe you're right. Sometimes they sound similar.
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5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Unknown, Brits!. i think they pronounce each one differently..
Infidel Castro
Unknown, you can't not have an accent. There's no such thing as "pure" language
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Lovelisco
And people says that Spanish is hard. Meeeeh. British english, american english, aussie english, chinese english, whatever english 😥
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
You forgot Indian english☝ THAT IS REALLY HARD. I'm just able to write with an Indian friend but if he talks I just understand like 50% of it.. And it's very embarrassing to ask everytime 'what??'..
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Lovelisco
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H, haha yeaah! I missed that. I met people who went there and they said their English wasn't really English-english. Well you kno 😅
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Lovelisco, they even write and laugh differently. I can find you an Indian just by his 'hehehe' laugh.😂
Lovelisco
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H, ha! Nice catch😆
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Rishi Majumdar, well you are a hideous one. Almost ninja like..
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Rishi Majumdar
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H, hehehe 😝
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Activist Goat
Your and you're aren't pronounced the same are they? 🤔
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Escape
There's also yore, all same pronunciation
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UnknownAuthor
Escape 🌹, totally didn't think of that
UnknownAuthor
Escape 🌹, also, do you think it's weird if I post a picture of my eye this late? Kept forgetting to do it
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Escape
Unknown, time is very fluid here
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5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Escape 🌹, hm.. I should take this into my vocabulary..
Escape
5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H, if you're interested in the word yore, you should definitely have it in your vocabulary
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Nikhil
They aren't pronounced the same. Just like there and they're.
Escape
Nikhil, technically they're not but very few people enunciate well enough that you could tell the difference, assuming people are listening for it
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Activist Goat
Escape 🌹, I guess non native English speakers pronounce it 'better' as there's no way your and you're or there and they're would sound the same to me.
Escape
Cis white Goat, you pronounce it as it's meant to be. But the person listening also has to be attuned to it
Nikhil
Escape 🌹, I don't think people can get confused when it comes to there and they're even if they have different accents.
Escape
Nikhil, they wouldn't get confused since they're hearing it in context
mahsa_gholami
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5̀øÑ͜ ̕0f Æ̨ ğłīťç̴H
Hello Mr. spammer sir.. REPORTED!
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Ashkan5901
Hummmmm...interesting
Hanover Fiste
It's not unique to English. I've been trying to learn Vietnamese, words can be spelled the same, and sound the same, but have a different meaning by a ' over a vowel. It either sounds up, like a question, or down like a statement. They don't emphasize emotion, because the tones have meanings! I've also tried to learn polish. Wow now I know why some say it's one of the hardest 2nd languages.
Meth Wyde
Think about Chinese, Japanese or Korean. Those languages have much more omophones (that's how such words are called in Russia, whatever) as they are based on characters.
mahsa_gholami
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Ice-n-Burger
The word of moving air is wind exactly same spelled but completely different pronounced rewind.
UnknownAuthor
Wind Either pronounced WINd or WHYnd. Pronunciation completely flips the meaning. WINd is the air that blows outside. WHYnd is to coil around. They're spelled the same. Wind. Point being rewind is to reel it back again, not make air blow again. That's why its pronounced that way.
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patty
Sun and son....march and match
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UnknownAuthor
Match and March are differently pronounced. MaTch maRch. In March you literally say "r" like the letter r. Ma R ch.
Arvin Pascua
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