Say It Right! contains a list of commonly mispronounced words with correct audio pronunciations and definitions in a Singaporean voice. Learn how to pronounce words like liaise, siphon, esplanade, almond, library.
Definition: A fish whose pink flesh is valued as food
Example: May I have a grilled salmon?
Definition: A small amount of something that indicates what the rest is like
Example: They were handing out samples of their ice-cream for people to taste.
Definition: Two slices of bread with some cold food between them
Example: I will have a cheese sandwich for lunch.
- A plan that lists the intended tasks, events, and times needed to achieve something
- A written list showing the time at which certain events are planned to take place
- Arrange or plan for something to happen or for someone to do something
- Include a building in a list for legal preservation or protection
Example: Our trains follow a fixed schedule.
Definition: A belt or strap in an automobile, airplane, etc., fastened around or sometimes diagonally across the midsection to keep the person safely secured, as during a sudden stop.
Example: Please ensure that your seat belt is securely fastened.
Definition: A person who works in an office and writes letters, arranges meetings, and answers the telephone
Example: My secretary handles all my appointments.
Definition: To divide things and make them no longer mixed together
Example: She keeps her personal and professional lives separate.
Definition: A cooling, sweet fruit drink
Example: I prefer sherbet to ice cream.
Definition: To push forcefully
Example: It is impolite to shove other passengers on the train.
- A small island-state in South-East Asia just south of the Malay Peninsular
- An independent republic comprising this island and a few adjacent islets: member of the Commonwealth of Nations
Example: Singapore is well-known as the Garden City.
Definition: A tube bent so that it can transfer liquid from one container to another
Example: We need to siphon off all the water.
Definition: A number, one more than five
Example: We reserved a table for six.
Definition: A large group of people who live together and often do things together
Example: We must help build a compassionate society.
Definition: To make soft or softer
Example: This shampoo will help to soften your hair.
Definition: A frozen food made from fruit juice and sugar
Example: The strawberry sorbet was very refreshing.
Definition: Situated in the south or facing towards the south
Example: We are exploring the southern part of this island.
Definition: Connected with one thing and not others.
Example: Do you have any specific requests?
Definition: A collection of numerical data that help you to understand a situation
Example: She backed up her argument with compelling statistics.
Definition: To try hard to achieve something
Example: It is a struggle to make ends meet.
Definition: Cleverly achieving an effect in a way that is not immediately obvious or apparent.
Example: She decided to be subtle instead of obvious.
Definition: The achievement of desired results.
Example: The show was a success.
Definition: A set of rooms, especially in a hotel
Example: We booked a hotel suite for our honeymoon.
Definition: A weapon having a long metal blade
Example: He won the military sword of honour.