22 Common Words You’re Probably Pronouncing Wrong






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English can be a tricky language, especially when it comes to pronunciation rules. There are tons of words that you may or may not have been pronouncing wrong. Below are the 22 common words which are always mispronounced.

1. PIZZA

Wrong pronunciation: Pi-za
Correct pronunciation: Peet-zuh

2. PICTURE

Wrong pronunciation: Pit-cher
Correct pronunciation: Pik-cher


3. ZEBRA

Wrong pronunciation: Zeb-ra
Correct pronunciation: Zee-bra

4. DESSERT

Wrong pronunciation: Dez-ert
Correct pronunciation: Dizz-urt

5. BOWL

Wrong pronunciation: Baa-ool
Correct pronunciation: Bo-hl

6. WEDNESDAY

Wrong pronunciation: Wed-nes-day
Correct pronunciation: Wenz – day

7. SALOON

Wrong pronunciation: Sa-loon
Correct pronunciation: Sa-lawn


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8. ALMOND

Wrong pronunciation: Aal-mund
Correct pronunciation: Ah-mund

9. ONION

Wrong pronunciation: O-nion
Correct pronunciation: A-nion

10. BASS

Wrong pronunciation: Bass
Correct pronunciation: Base

11. BUFFET

Wrong pronunciation: Buff-ay
Correct pronunciation: Boo-fay

12. LINGERIE

Wrong pronunciation: Lin-guh-ree
Correct pronunciation: Lawn-zhuh-ray

13. SOUR

Wrong pronunciation: Saar
Correct pronunciation: Sower

14. GENRE

Wrong pronunciation: Jen-ner
Correct pronunciation: Jon-ruh


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15. QUOTE

Wrong pronunciation: Coat
Correct pronunciation: Kwo-te

16. NIKE

Wrong pronunciation: Naik
Correct pronunciation: Nai-KEY

17. IRON

Wrong pronunciation: Eye-run
Correct pronunciation: aye-urn

18. BANQUET

Wrong pronunciation: Ban-kway
Correct pronunciation: Ban-kwet

19. RESTAURANT

Wrong pronunciation: Res-trawnt
Correct pronunciation: Res-tuh-rawnt


20. NUTELLA

Wrong pronunciation: NAA-tell-uh
Correct pronunciation: NEW-tell-uh

21. TOUR

Wrong pronunciation: Toor
Correct pronunciation: Too-uhr

22. RASPBERRY

Wrong pronunciation: Rasp-berry

Correct pronunciation: Raz-ber-ee



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