1. You mean that /ðәt/ Guy is your boyfriend? - You mean that /ðæt/ guy is your boyfriend?
2. I shall send the one with chocolate. - I shall send thee one with chocolate.
3. After the incident, he’s taken to aspirin. - After the incident, he’s taken two aspirin.
4. They saw that /ðət/ petrol can /kən/ explode. - They saw that /ðæt/ petrol can /kæn/ explode.
5. They'll have /əv/ boiled eggs. - They'll have /hæv/ boiled eggs.
6. He's eaten something he shouldn't have /əv/. - He's eaten something he shouldn't have /hæv/.
7. There /ðə/ shouldn't be a problem. - There /ðeə/ shouldn't be a problem.
8. Look at /əp/ Bill's address. - Look up /ʌp/ Bill's address.
9. Did she arrive at a quarter to /tə/ two? - Did she arrive at a quarter to /tuː/ too?
10. That's the reason I chose those for children. - That's the reason I chose those four children.
11. The electrician left for Leeds this morning. - The electrician left four leads this morning.
12. Father's bringing home /sʌm/ missionary for dinner. - Father's bringing home /səm, sm/ missionary for dinner.
13. I'm giving her a picture that I shall have /hæv/ painted by Christmas. - I'm giving her a picture that I shall have /həv/ painted by Christmas.
14. I've only known it four /fɔː/ weeks. - I've only known it for /fə/ weeks.
15. He was going too /tuː/ fast. - He was going to /tə/ fast.
16. A: I was 18 months before I could walk. B: I was /wəz/ two - B: I was /wɒz/, too.
17. A: Which flight are you on? B: The 526 /faɪv tuː sɪks/. - B: The five to six /faɪv tə sɪks/.
18. Bread and /n/ butter. - Bread and /ænd/ butter.
19. I expect that /ðæt/ John told them. - I expect that /ðәt/ John told them.
20. Jack was brave, but not so /səʊ/ Marmaduke. - Jack was brave, but not Sir /sə/ Marmaduke.
21. She pinched his but /bət/ only for a second. - She pinched his butt /bʌt/ only for a second.
22. Fish nor /nə/ flesh. - Fish gnaw /nɔː/ flesh.
23. I won't buy an /ən/ old paper. - I won't buy Ann /æn/ old paper.
Credit must be given to these persons for creating the sentences:
- Jack Windsor Lewis
- John Maidment
- Emilio Márquez