Translation of mispronounce in Spanish:

mispronounce

pronunciar mal, v.

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsprəˈnaʊns//mɪsprəˈnaʊns/

transitive verb

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    pronunciar mal
    • Unconvincingly, the Tory leader - mispronouncing the word ‘leadership’ - said he welcomed the chance to put his job on the line.
    • I liked her best when she was mispronouncing French terms.
    • And then we sat down and he told me in no uncertain terms that I'd mispronounced a word, and that if I ever embarrassed him like that again, he'd kill me.
    • He was corrected on the newsgroup, and when I queried him about the word he replied that he had ‘been mispronouncing the word for eons’.
    • The other day I heard a government minister mispronounce a word.
    • Words are mispronounced, accents are horribly wrong, and the acting is no more convincing than an elementary school play put on at Christmas by Grade 4 kids.
    • How powerful do you have to be to mispronounce your own name and not have anyone tell you?
    • I've always had a tendency to trip over words or mispronounce things that I can say perfectly well in my head.
    • Many people mispronounce her last name, which is properly pronounced COG-lin.
    • The latest new trend in pop - mispronouncing the names of bands - must stop immediately
    • He mispronounced several words and phrases and even Republican spin doctors privately concede he was not at his best.
    • By the time I'd gotten halfway through it I was ready to strangle him every time he mispronounced the word ‘drama.’
    • As often as not, the journalist mispronounces the name of the religious group he or she is covering.
    • Correct your child every time she mispronounces a word.
    • In his excitement, he mispronounces Gordon's name.
    • Besides, people mispronounce my name all the time.
    • Finally I heard a woman saying my name, mispronouncing it a little.
    • And, last but not least, she does not, like most people, mispronounce the word joust.
    • So don't laugh at someone who mispronounces words until you know a bit more about their origins, not only regional (a point that Mark makes) but also with respect to class and family educational level.
    • The fact that this sort of name is systematically mispronounced is really alarming.