Select the correct sequence of the four sentences given below.
A. In formal speech, syllables are likely to be more deliberately sounded than in informal speech.
B. Yet dictionary editors have no choice but to deal with each word as an individual entity.
C. The pronunciation of words is influenced by the situation.
D. Further, the pronunciation of a word is affected by its position in the sentence and by the meaning it carries.
C is the opening sentence of the paragraph. It introduces the topic of the paragraph - punctuation. This is followed by sentence A. It continues the idea mentioned in C and talks about how the punctuation is affected in formal speech. This is followed by D which talks about a different situation in which punctuation is affected. The concluding sentence is B. So, the correct order of sentences is CADB.
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