How to Pronounce only?

Correct pronunciation for the word "only" is [ˈə͡ʊnli], [ˈə‍ʊnli], [ˈəʊ_n_l_i].

"Only" in context

The word "only" implies that an item or person is singular and not part of a larger group. It is often used to indicate exclusivity, importance, scarcity or uniqueness. For example, one might say that "only a few people know the secret" to indicate the rarity of knowledge. It can also be used to emphasize a point, as in "only if you work hard will you achieve success".

In some contexts, the use of "only" can help to set certain boundaries or conditions.


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