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Is it pronounced assume or Ashume?
How many people pronounce “assume” as “ashume”, like there’s an “h” in it, but there isn’t. It’s not as case of dropping an “h” but adding one unnecessarily.
How do British pronounce assume?
Assume is pronounced [əˈsjuːm] in most British and Australian accents. If you check dictionaries, you will find [əˈsjuːm] for British and [əˈsuːm] (without the /j/) for American pronunciation1 (therefore it may not be common in American accents).
How do you use assume in a sentence?
Assume sentence example
- Pete will assume I can take care of you.
- Alex had always taken care of his family, but was it irresponsible to assume he always would?
- I assume you’re the one responsible for the new look.
- You’re too smart to assume anything.
- I’m not upset for the reason you assume I am!
How is Route pronounced?
A: The word “route” can be pronounced either ROOT or ROWT in the US. This is true for both the noun, meaning a course or path, or the verb, meaning to send something by a specific course or path. In Britain, though, only the first pronunciation is common for the noun and verb.
Is presume and assume the same?
Although presume and assume both mean “to take something as true,” “presume” implies more confidence or evidence backed reasoning. ‘Presume’ is the word to use if you’re making an informed guess based on reasonable evidence. If you’re making a guess based on little or no evidence, the word to use is ‘assume’.
How do you say assume in Australia?
Break ‘assume’ down into sounds: [UH] + [SYOOM] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them. Record yourself saying ‘assume’ in full sentences, then watch yourself and listen. You’ll be able to mark your mistakes quite easily.
What can I say instead of assume?
synonyms for assume
How do New Yorkers say route?
In a study of American dialects (link below), Stephanie Nicole Hedges finds that the probability to pronounce “route” as rhyming with “out” is 0.5 in New England, New York, and the Mid-Atlantic States, while it is 0.8 elsewhere in the USA. In the UK, route is pronounced /ru:t/, rhyming with root.