une chance sur deux (pronunciation)

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by thecrunch, May 12, 2007.

  1. thecrunch Member

    UK - English
    How would one pronounce "une chance sur deux", with respect to the -e of chance? I've been making the whole thing into a long S (chansur) but now I'm wondering if it should be chancE sur.
  2. Lounita Member

    it's the first

    une chans sur deux (sound ssss)
  3. thecrunch Member

    UK - English
    Thank you :) Are there any cases where the -e would be pronounced?
  4. silvae Senior Member

    Lyon, France
    France/Aussieland, French and English
    Classical theatre/poetry (with twelve syllable lines, or suchlike).

    Otherwise, some people would accentuate the 'e' for emphasis, in the right context.

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