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English pronunciation of “for”


preposition (HELP)    
strong /fɔːr/
How to pronounce for preposition (HELP) in British English
/fɔːr/weak /r///
How to pronounce for preposition (HELP) in American English
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(Pronunciation of for preposition (HELP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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