Pronunciation of A Bit of
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Hyphenation of A Bit of
How is A Bit of hyphenated?
- British and American usage: A Bit of (no hyphenation)
Tongue twisters with A Bit of
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You can use tongue twisters (phrases that are difficult to articulate properly, especially fast) to help with pronunciation of certain words and sounds. A Bit of appears in the following tongue twisters:
- Betty Botter bought some butter but, said she, the butter's bitter.
If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter.
But a bit of better butter will make my bitter batter better.
So she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter,
put it in her bitter batter, made her bitter batter better.
So 't was better Betty Botter bought some better butter.
- I bought a bit of baking powder and baked a batch of biscuits. I brought a big basket of biscuits back to the bakery and baked a basket of big biscuits. Then I took the big basket of biscuits and the basket of big biscuits and mixed the big biscuits with the basket of biscuits that was next to the big basket and put a bunch of biscuits from the basket into a biscuit mixer and brought the basket of biscuits and the box of mixed biscuits and the biscuit mixer to the bakery and opened a tin of sardines.
(said to be a diction test for would-be radio announcers: to be read clearly, without mistakes, in less than 20 seconds)
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