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Common Mispronounced Words Part 1

Have you ever experience talking to someone and you stop yourself from saying something out loud for the fear you might pronounce it wrongly?

Let’s admit it, speaking can be deceiving specially if it’s not your native tongue. And we all can relate to that.

So, here are the list of most common mispronounced words you might want to practice. 

COLONEL – an army officer of high rank, in particular (in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps) an officer above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.

ACAI – a South American palm tree producing small edible blackish-purple berries.

CACHE – a collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place.

FEBRUARY – the second month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the last month of winter.

EITHER – used to indicate a similarity or link with a statement just made.

FORTE – a thing at which someone excels.

FOYER – an entrance hall or other open area in a building used by the public, especially a hotel or theater.

GIF – a lossless format for image files that supports both animated and static images.

HYPERBOLE – exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.

PRELUDE – an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important.

REGIME – a government, especially an authoritarian one.

OFTEN – frequently; many times.

SUITE – a set of rooms designated for one person’s or family’s use or for a particular purpose.

ARCHIVE – a collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people.

FRAPPE – a drink served with ice or frozen to a slushy consistency.

ROUTE – a way or course taken in getting from a starting point to a destination.

RESERVOIR – a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply.

RESTAURANT – a place where people pay to sit and eat meals that are cooked and served on the premises.

ENTREPRENEUR – a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.

VERSATILE – able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.

CUPBOARD – a cabinet or small recess with a door and typically shelves, used for storage.

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