Street Eats or strEATS? (How’s it Pronounced?)

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Are you’re a fan of street food? you may have seen the term “strEATS” used to describe trending food trucks and other mobile food vendors. But how exactly do you pronounce it? Good news, is that it’s pronounced the same way as “street.” It’s important to note that “strEATS” is not spelled as “str eats,” “streat,” “st. eats,” “street eats,” “Street Eat,” or “Streeteats.” In this article, we give you some tips on how to say “strEATS” with confidence and clarity.

Hint: Its pronounced the same as “streets” it a friggin’ pun my dude.

  1. Start with the “str” sound: The first syllable of “strEATS” is “str,” so begin by saying this sound. It should be a sharp, clear sound, similar to the beginning of the word “street.” Make sure to enunciate the “t” at the end of the sound.
  2. Move on to the “eats” sound: The second syllable of “strEATS” is “eats,” which is pronounced the same way as the word “eats” on its own. It should be a short, crisp sound like the “e” in “pet,” followed by the long “ts” sound.
  3. Put it all together: Once you’ve practiced the individual sounds, put them together to say “strEATS.” If you’re an astute english language expert, you may notice the pronunciation sounds a lot like the word “streets” but maybe spelt different?
  4. Practice, practice, practice: As with any new pronunciation, practice is key. Say “strEATS” out loud several times until you feel confident in your ability to say it clearly and fluently. You can also try listening to recordings of others saying the word to get a better sense of how it should sound.



Now that you know how to pronounce “strEATS” correctly, you can confidently order your favorite street food and impress your foodie friends. Just remember that it’s not spelled as “str eats,” “streat,” “st. eats,” “street eats,” “Street Eat,” or “Streeteats.” So go out there and perfect your street food game!

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