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How to make /nd/: This consonant blend is made up of /n/ and /d/ said together and occurs at the end of a word. The tip of your tongue is on the ridge to make both of these sounds.
Practice the following words. 1. band 11. find 2. sand 12. found 3. hand 13. rained 4. blind 14. behind 5. stand 15. underlined 6. grind 16. ground 7. rind 17. pretend 8. wind 18. send 9. lend 19. trained 10. sound 20. remained
Practice the following sentences. 1. My gold band fell in the sand. 2. Could you give me a hand with this stand? 3. The blind girl stood in the wind. 4. I will pretend to put his coat behind the door. 5. We can grind the orange rind for the recipe. 6. It rained before we could find the puppy. 7. They remained safe and sound. 8. I’ll lend you the money I found. 9. She underlined the information she wanted to send. 10. The pilot was trained on the ground.
Practice the following paragraph. One day when my landscaper came to do my gardening, he found an underground cable in the front garden. Although he hit it with his shovel, it remained intact. He buried the cable in the sand with his hand and let me know about it immediately. The landscaper told me that because he was not trained to move the cable, I would have to send for a cable technician to do it. If it’s not one thing, it’s another.
Idiom: if it’s not one thing, it’s another Definition: many things go wrong, one after the other