Typical dictionaries provide you with audio snippets and usage examples like below:
how big is that part compared to the whole?
the baby cried the whole trip home
a whole wardrobe for the tropics
Our service extends existing pronunciation dictionaries by adding visual and situational context.
In the future, while curating videos for whole, we'll be considering things like variations in pronunciations based on local accents. We'll even illustrate the use of whole in idioms like below:
the whole nine yards
whole is a homophone
hole. Being homophones, they are pronounced alike but vary in meaning
and possibly spelling. Watching videos for these words will allow you to see how their sound, when pronounced, could be
interpreted differently given the context.