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Reducing: DID in questions

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Reducing: DID – In Questions

DID at the front of questions, again, it’s mainly that it just gets deemphasised and you’re going to get a sound like /dəd/ instead of /dɪd/. People are going to say this word quickly.

Did – Did
dɪd – dəd

Did I care? – Did I care? – Did I care?
dɪd ɑe keː – dəɽɑe keː – (də)dɑe keː

Did you like it? – Did you like it? – Did you like it?
dɪd jʉː lɑek ɪt – dəʤə lɑekɪ[t] – (də)ʤə lɑekɪ[t]

Did he work here? – Did he work here? – Did he work here?
dɪd hiː wɜːk hɪə – dəɽ‿(h)iː wɜːk‿(h)ɪə – (də)d‿(h)iː wɜːkhɪə

Did she study there? – Did she study there?
dɪd ʃiː ˈstɐdi ðeː – də[d]ʃiː ˈstɐdi ðeː

Did we know more? – Did we know more?
dɪd wiː nəʉ moː – də[d]wiː nəʉ moː

Did they surf much? – Did they surf much?
dɪ[d]ðæɪ sɜːf mɐʧ – də[d]ðæɪ sɜːf mɐʧ

Did it evolve? – Did it evolve?
dɪd ɪt ɪˈvɔlv – dəɽ‿əɽ‿əˈvɔlv

Did Pete and Sarah train? – Did Pete and Sarah train?
dɪd piːt æn[d]‿ˈseːrɐ ʧræɪn – də(d)‿piː[t]‿(æ)n(d)‿ˈseːrɐ ʧræɪn

Did that count? – Did that count?
dɪ[d]‿ðæt kæɔnt – də[d]‿ðæ[t]‿kæɔn[t]

Did these go together? – Did these go together?
dɪd ðiːz gəʉ təˈgeðɐ – də[d]‿ðiːz gəʉ‿ɽəˈgeðɐ

Did someone watch it? – Did someone watch it?
dɪ[d]‿ˈsɐmwɐn wɔʧ‿ət – dɪ[d]‿ˈsɐmwɐn wɔʧ‿ət

Did the dogs play outside? – Did the dogs play outside?
dɪ[d]‿ðə dɔgz plæɪ‿ˌæɔ[t]ˈsɑed – də[d]‿ðə dɔgz plæɪ‿ˌæɔ[t]ˈsɑed

Did a group travel here? – Did a group travel here?
dɪd ə grʉːp ˈtrævl hɪə – dəɽ‿ə grʉː[p]‿ˈtrævɫ hɪə