How do you pronounce the word shot?
What’s the meaning of shot?
1. Shot is the past tense and past participle of shoot. In sports such as football, golf, or tennis, a shot is an act of kicking, hitting, or throwing the ball, especially in an attempt to score a point.
How do you say short?
Do we pronounce the L in world?
Don’t say the ‘r’ in ‘world‘! Not even a tiny bit, it is completely silent as it is followed by a consonant. The ‘l’ in world is dark because it comes after a vowel sound. Your tongue should raise at the back and the front, it is a very soft sound, not like the clear /l/ you find at the beginning of a word.
Is L silent in Almond?
Most dictionaries will include versions both with and without the “l“. The Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary lists “palm” as \ˈpäm, ˈpälm, ˈpȯm, ˈpȯlm\. “Almond” may also be pronounced with the “l“. For most English speakers, “-alk” should be pronounced /ɔːk/, a long open back vowel.
Why don’t we pronounce the l in salmon?
The L in “salmon,” the name of a fish, is not pronounced. It has to do with the way the word evolved through different languages. However, there is a surname, Salmon, in which the L is pronounced. It is a form of the name “Solomon.”