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pronunciation of 'pass through'

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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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