Asked in English Spelling and Pronunciation
Which two English words can have 4 of their 5 letters removed and still retain their original pronunciation?
* Aitch - aitc = h and * Queue - ueue = q
What English word can have four out of five letters removed and still retain its pronunciation?
The word queue is pronounced like the letter "q" in English language. Removing the last four letters of the word leaves that "q" behind. Queue is the same as "q" is. ...
Asked in Definitions
Why do the words comb tomb and bomb sound different?
This question really asks why English pronunciation appears to be inconsistent. English has its roots in a number of origins. Comb comes from Germanic roots, tomb from Latin to French to Middle English, and bomb from Greek to Latin to Italian to French. The history of a word lingers in its spelling and pronunciation, much as people retain their accents and other elements of their roots even when they have come a long way from where they began. ...
Asked in Legumes
Do cooked bean retain their flavor after freezing?
After you open up the canned beans you have to warm them up and they will retain all of the original flavour when you eat ...
How long does trash retain its original weight and volume in a landfill?
Most trash found in a landfill retains its original weight, volume, and form for 40 years. ...
Asked in Italian to English
What is 'voi e il vostro mob browser' when translated from Italian to English?
"You all and your managed object browser" is an English equivalent of the Italian phrase voi e il vostro mob browser. The second person informal plural pronoun, conjunction, masculine singular definite article and pronoun, and English loan words model a feature of Italian whereby technology may retain its original spelling -- in this case -- or take on a translated equivalent, such as navigatore oggetto gestito. The pronunciation will be "voy ey eel VO-stro mohb BROO-ser" in Italian. ...
Asked in Definitions
What class of words in modern English retains grammaticl gender?
In Modern English, pronouns in the third person singular retain gender: his, hers, he, her, she, and him. ...
Protons are the smallest portions of an elements that retain the original characteristics of the element?
no it quarks and protons electrons and neutrons are made of quarks
Asked in Physics, Chemistry, Atoms and Atomic Structure
Why can an atom of plutonium be divided into smaller particles that retain all the properties of plutonium?
It is not correct: if an atom is divided it is not the original atom.
Asked in Chemistry, Scientific Method
When a substance changes and still retains its original properties the change is called?
When a substance changes but still retains its original properties, the change is called a physical change. If it didn't retain its original properties, then it went through a chemical change. ...
Can you get a trademark for a sunshade with a logo when sunshade has a patent and the logo has a trademark?
The original rightsholders would retain the rights to the patented and trademarked materials. If you have not added anything original, there is nothing more to protect. ...
Asked in Tax Forms, US Air Force
What copy of the DD Form 1348-1 is retained by the individual who receives an item from the supply?
Original and 4th copy is retain by cosigner, duplicate retain by DCS of finance, quad duplicate to consignee. By Munawar khan. ...
If you study English Literature in a US university do you study in British English or American English with different spelling?
If the tutors are American, they will teach in American English, but when quoting British-English literature they will retain the grammar, vocabulary and spellings of the original quotation, i.e. British-English. American textbooks on English Literature will instruct using American-English idioms and vocabulary. English Literature textbooks published in the UK will use British-English idioms and vocabulary, grammar and spellings. If you are neither American nor English, you may feel confused by the differences between these two forms of English. There are differences, but you will soon...
Asked in English Language
Should learners aim to speak English with a native pronunciation?
It would be a good idea. It will avoid confusion. People will understand you more easily. It is not necessary to sound exactly like a native English speaker. Most non-native learners of English, even advanced learners and who have become very proficient and fluent, often retain a slight accent of their mother-tongue. This is not a problem. In fact it adds personality and flavour to the way you speak, and native speakers of English will find your 'foreign' accent quite appealing! ...
Asked in History of the United States
The guarantee that English settlers in the new world retain the rights of englishmen proved to be?
It proved to be the foundation for American liberties.
Asked in Computer Terminology, Definitions
What does the word Ole mean?
1.) According to dictionary.com this is the definition of the Spanish word. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) - Cite This Source - Share This o·lé Audio Help /oʊˈleɪ/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[oh-ley] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation -interjection 1. (used as a shout of approval, triumph, or encouragement). 2.) In computer terminology, here is the definition from webopedia.com "Abbreviation of Object Linking and Embedding, pronounced as separate letters or as oh-leh. OLE is a compound document standard developed by Microsoft Corporation. It enables you to create...