When people spell (soletrar) words with two letters the same, like dollar, they can say D-O-L-L-A-R, but many people say D-O-double L-A-R.
Meu nome se soletra “M- A-R-Y- Z-I-double L-E-R.”
Alguém tem problemas para soletrar palavras em inglês? (Does anyone have problems spelling in English?). Quando se dobra as letras? (When do you double the letters?)
Vamos ver alguns exemplos:
Let’s look at a couple (a few) examples:
1.balloon: inflatable rubber bag
*A balloon is a ball.
2. balance: to bring to equilibrium
* It’s hard to balance a lance.
Mary Ziller from USA