What’s the difference between ‘sofa’ and ‘so far’

sofa so good
sofa so good

So far so good

 

When pronouncing ‘sofa’ the emphasis is on the first syllable, and then end with a subtle ‘uh’ sound

sofa ˈsəʊ.fə [SOH-fuh]

With ‘so far’ you accent the second syllable so-FAH (extend the final syllable) ‘FARRR’

so far səʊ fɑːr [soh] [FAH]

 

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