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semantic nuance

pronunciation of 'pass through'

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semantic nuance

Hi,

I'd like to know how native speakers of English pronounce this phrase--'pass through'.

Is there any omission while you pronounce this phrase?

Thank you in advance!

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No omissions. Pronounced just like it's written.

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semantic nuance

Thank you very much, abcdefg!

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imron

If I'm saying these words together, then the 'th' sound of 'through' is softer than if I was just pronoucing 'through' by itself. The 'th' sound is still there though.

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anonymoose

With my British accent, I think they are pronounced just as they would be separately.

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semantic nuance

Thank you very much for your help! :)

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realmayo
If I'm saying these words together, then the 'th' sound of 'through' is softer than if I was just pronoucing 'through' by itself. The 'th' sound is still there though.

Same here. For me it's softer because the tip of my tongue hits the middle of the back of my front teeth, rather than (more emphatic) resting against the bottom edges of those teeth.

Its especially soft if I'm using "pass through" in its more specialised noun sense, where the stress is on the word "pass".

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