what is the pronounce of this combinationes of the words.

want you

don`t you

thought you

i don`t hear want you, don`t you; thought you. I think I heard something like (wontsju, dontsju, totsju)
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yes, T + Y sound ---> CH as in "choose".

Want you ---> want chew
don't you ----> don chew
thought you --> thought chew

It is not exaclty like "chew" though, I think there's usually a small glide (ju). Emotion: smile
Hi Kooyeen,

I wonder if it is the same case in British English.

Thank you.

Best wishes,

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I don't know, I think that happens in the UK too, at least for T + Y.
I think other liaisons are not present in British English though, like D + Y, or Z + Y
Emotion: smile
Not 100% sure, obviosly...
Thanks a lot!
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I'd never seen those threads, Jim. (<-- or "I've never..."?)
Those are good. Well, I already know about those features (what you call "glide absorption", I call them "liaisons"), because I learned about liaisons in that book I read, "American Accent Training", but I thought there was nothing about that here in the forum...
That stuff (T+Y, D+Y, etc.) is very important, because it's one of the most noticeable features besides tapped t's. Emotion: smile
I have never heard any of these words pronounced like that. Around here, we say wan' you, don' you, and though' you. The ' represents a glottaral stop. But, this is around Philadelphia, I do not know about anywhere else in the US.
Yes. That's also a way of handling those junctures. I don't know what regions it's most characteristic of. Maybe Marvin will have something to say. He's very knowledgeable about this stuff.

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