Fun Easy English Classroom December 9


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American English Reduction "jeet"

Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to learn "jeet" an American English reduction.
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Reductions: "jeet"

American English reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • This American English reduction is formed when you combine and reduce the following words.
  • jeet = did + you + eat
  • This American English reduction is used in the following way.
  • Jeet lunch already?
  • This American English reduction has the following meaning.
  • Did you eat lunch already?
Examples: "jeet"
  • Jeet breakfast already?
  • (Meaning: Did you eat breakfast already?)
  • Jeet a lot of food at the buffet?
  • (Meaning: Did you eat a lot of food at the buffet?)
  • Jeet too much again?
  • (Meaning: Did you eat too much again?)
  • Jeet sushi when you were in Japan?
  • (Meaning: Did you eat sushi when you were in Japan?)
  • Jeet dinner already?
  • (Meaning: Did you eat dinner already?)
Fun Easy English Reductions Lessons
From YOUR Teacher: Jeet

Jeet is the way "Did you eat" sounds when spoken quickly. Try it yourself.

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Note: Reductions

Remember the following:
  • Reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • Reductions, such as jeet are not real words in English.
  • You need to use reductions in order to sound more natural.
  • You need to know reductions in order to understand conversations between native English speakers.
  • Reductions are used extensively in American TV, movies, music, literature, and in conversations among native English speakers.
Reductions in Music and TV
Fun Easy English Video

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