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How to pronounce 'tourist' in English

Not such a common sound in English. Can you say "European tourists" ?

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Tourist

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pure water

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Solid Fuel

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This sound is a dipthong made by quickly saying BULL sound and COMPUTER sound Sometimes native people use HORSE instead but in some words this merging can cause difficulties for the listener, who may not know which word is being said. Eg. Moor with -or- Horser sound sounds exactly the same as 'more'

tourist, valuable, jurist, purest, Moore, poor (Scotland), adjure, tournament, boor, Mature, futurity, Ruhr, spoor, purist,

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  1. The tour de France is the toughest bike race to pronounce.
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  2. The jurist pursuaded the others in the jury that the defendant was guilty.
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  3. Only the purest honey is used to oil my saxophone.
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  4. A bird in the hand is more valuable than two birds cured of chickenpox.
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  5. The moore is cooler at night.
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  6. The mature wine tastes like pure nectare.
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  7. The purists will not endure any changes
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  8. The jewellery was stolen before I arrived.
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  9. valuable pure diamonds
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  10. Cruel fuel price rises.
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