Typical dictionaries provide you with audio snippets and usage examples like below:
oil the wooden surface
Our service extends existing pronunciation dictionaries by adding visual and situational context.
In the future, while curating videos for oil, we'll be considering things like variations in pronunciations based on local accents. We'll even illustrate the use of oil in idioms like below:
burn the midnight oil
burned the midnight oil
Thoughts* on how to pronounce
By starting with two different vowels, oil could be hard to pronounce by some non-English speakers. When pronouncing it, the 'o' and 'i' are so strongly connected that it's like they are a single letter.
*These are free thoughts on the pronunciation of oil, and they will likely
evolve overtime. They are typically informal and may use different a phonetic pronunciation
alphabet from time to time.