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Español: Pronunciación de thought en Inglés con vídeo · Italiano: Pronuncia di thought in inglese con video
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We are building a video-based pronunciation dictionary and usage API to help you learn how to pronounce and use thought, along with tens of thousands of other English words and phrases.

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the thought never entered my mind
she paused for thought
19th century thought

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In the future, while curating videos for thought, we'll be considering things like variations in pronunciations based on local accents. We'll even illustrate the use of thought in idioms like below:

food for thought


Thoughts* on how to pronounce thought

Thought is one of the many hard to pronounce words that contain the letter combination 'ough.' Watch out because there is no real pattern in picking which of the seven pronunciations that are available for the combination.

*These are free thoughts on the pronunciation of thought, and they will likely evolve overtime. They are typically informal and may use different a phonetic pronunciation alphabet from time to time.

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