How to Pronounce the Difference Between Wary and Weary?
Learn How to Pronounce these two similar words!
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A quick video this time on how to pronounce the difference between wary and weary.
First, the meanings so you can add these great words to your vocabulary.
‘feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.’
‘feeling or showing extreme tiredness, especially as a result of excessive exertion; or tired of doing something- had enough of it’
So, ‘wary’ is said as if it has an ‘e’ in it, or w plus the word airy- ‘wairy’
The child hid behind his Mother as he was wary of the big dog in the garden.
Weary is said as if it’s spelled ‘weery’.
She was weary after a difficult day at work, and went to bed early.
He was weary of arguing about what to do next.
Let’s say them together
Wary – weary and once more wary – weary.
Here are more pronunciation tips on words with ‘tw’ consonant cluster.
Don’t forget to use these words in your everyday speech.
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