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How to pronounce -V- in English

This sound is different to @witch because it starts with some contact between the top and bottom parts of the front of your mouth. @witch can be pronounced without this initial contact.
vase Sound
Venus Sound
Television Sound

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Sound

Example words

vacant even nerve vegetables conversation active value festival remove vanish advantage arrive vision forever stove village envelope dive very lively love video November drive vase over move valley river give

How to make this sound

Sound Sound is made exactly the same way as Sound , but is a voiced consonant. place the top front teeth on the middle of the bottom lip (as if gently biting your bottom lip), and gently blow air out of the mouth over the bottom lip while switching on the voice at the same time.

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  1. Leave the stove over near the vacuum cleaner.
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  2. The vegetable soup was full of flavour.
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  3. He's moving to live in the valley.
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  4. please cover every avocado over there.
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  5. They removed everything from the vacated flat.
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  6. Several elevators were giving trouble.
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  7. Vampires were discovered living in this very cave.
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  8. The vet received a valuable video.
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  9. Everyday is a new adventure.
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  10. After the festival the conversation was very lively.
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