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Joanne says to Fernando: "I detect an accent. What would that be?" In this case, would is used to indicate uncertainty. In other words, Joanne is not certain
of where Fernando is originally from.
of where Fernando learned Portuguese.
if Fernando has an accent when he speaks English.
Type the two words that Fernando uses which mean "mother tongue" or "native language" This third synonym is "_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _"!
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