Question 1 Report
In each of the following questions, the main or primary stress is indicated by writing the syllable on which it occurs in capital letters.
From the words lettered A to D, choose the one that has the correct stress
The correct stress for "expenditure" is option B: ex-PEN-di-ture. In this word, the primary stress falls on the second syllable "PEN". This means that when we say the word, we should put more emphasis on that syllable compared to the others. The correct pronunciation of this word is "ex-PEN-di-ture." To remember the stress pattern of this word, you can try breaking it down into its individual syllables and focusing on the second one. "Ex-PEN-di-ture" has five syllables, and the stress falls on the second one.