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Pronunciation of About

Pronunciation details of About

How is About pronounced?

International Phonetic Alphabet coded:

  • about = ə'baʊt (/ə/'b//t)

Hyphenation of About

How is About hyphenated?

  • British and American usage: About (no hyphenation)

Tongue twisters with About

How can I improve my pronunciation?

You can use tongue twisters (phrases that are difficult to articulate properly, especially fast) to help with pronunciation of certain words and sounds. About appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • A sad story about Nobody
  • The king would sing, about a ring that would go ding.
  • A wooden worm wouldn't be worthy of worship but would he if he wondered and worried about what he would be worthy of if he wasn't wooden?
    (by Samy Gosselin)

British English pronunciation

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See also the British English pronunciation for About Face and knock about.

American English pronunciation

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Examples of pronunciation in real context

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See also pronunciation examples for About Her, About Him, About...?, Bob About, get about, How About, lay about, Lie About, put about, Ran About, run about, set about, About Adam, About Face, about life, about love, About Pets, About Race, About That, About Time, about-face, and About Fifty.

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