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Words Bookworms Mispronounce Because We Read Them FirstBooks teach us new words, but we're left to our own devices when it comes to pronunciation. Sometimes, we use phonic clues and do ourselves proud, but then there are the other times . . . when we're completely at a loss. Take a look at some of the words butchered by Dictionary.com fans who admit they learned them while reading.
Definition for gal. (2 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for gal. (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for gal. (2 of 2)
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Medicine definitions for gal.
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Science definitions for gal.
Abbreviation of gallon
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