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How do you say ‘arrested’?

There are three syllables: a-rres-ted.
The stress is on the second syllable: a-RRES-ted.
The ‘ed’ is pronounced /ɪd/
In phonemic script, the word is written like this: /əˈrestɪd/

Police in Australia have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive from coast to coast. How do we pronounce the word arrested? Watch the video and find out.

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