English words that I always pronounce wrongly

postman        not /’pɒstmæn/     but          /ˈpeʊs(t)mən/

vagina             not /vəgiːnə/          but         /və’dʒnə/

penis               not /’peniːz/           but          /’pɪnɪs/

excellent         not/’ekselənt/        but         /’eksələnt/(ex-sir-lent)

(pronounce as ex-cell-lent)

police

purpose          not /pərpəʊz/         but          /pɜːpəs/

propose                                                          /prəˈpəʊz/

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