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Pronunciation of After

Pronunciation details of After

How is After pronounced?

International Phonetic Alphabet coded:

  • after = 'æftər ('/æ/ft/ə/r)

Hyphenation of After

How is After hyphenated?

  • British and American usage: After (no hyphenation)

Tongue twisters with After

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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. After appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.
  • Dr. Johnson and Mr. Johnson, after great consideration, came to the conclusion that the Indian nation beyond the Indian Ocean is back in education because the chief occupation is cultivation.
  • Federal Express is now called FedEx.
    When I retire I'll be a FedEx ex.
    But if I'm an officer when I retire, I'll be an ex Fedex Exec.
    Then after a divorce, my ex-wife will be an ex FedEx exec's ex.
    If I rejoin FedEx in time, I'd be an ex ex FedEx exec.
    When we remarry, my wife will be an ex ex FedEx exec's ex.

British English pronunciation

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American English pronunciation

How to learn American pronunciation 15 Pushed R Drops After A

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See also pronunciation examples for After 2am, After All, After One, After Sex, After You, After-War, Ask After, Day After, Get After, run after, After Dark, after five, After Life, After Noon, After Rain, after this, After You., After-Time, After.Life, come after, Ever After, and Right After.

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