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Linking Similar Sounds
When the consonant sound at the end of a word
is very similar to the consonant sound at the beginning of the next word
then the consonant sound at the end of the first word is often dropped.
fast driver fast driver
Consonant sounds are similar if you make them in the same part of your mouth. For example, the t sound is made at the front of your mouth, and so is the d sound. That’s why the t and d sounds are often linked together.
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