UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/pərˈtɪkjʊlər/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/pɚˈtɪkyəlɚ, pəˈtɪk-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pər tikyə lər, pə tik-)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a particular [item, product] on the list
  2. no particular [preference, talent, interest]
  3. have a particular interest in
  4. (do you) anything particular in mind?
  5. pay particular attention to
  6. is of particular importance to
  7. in this particular [case, school, state]
  8. in this particular situation
  9. put a particular emphasis on
  10. in any particular order
  11. any particular reason?
  12. is there any particular reason [why, that]
  13. has its own particular [charm, smell, style]
  14. what do you [like, want] in particular?
  15. do you want [one, any] in particular?
  16. nothing in particular
  17. took particular pains to [finish, arrive on time]
  18. this particular [example, case, one]
  19. is a particular type of
  20. has very particular needs
  21. is particular to [northern states, winter times]
  22. she's very particular
  23. very particular about [what I eat, where I sit, who I date]
  24. very particular about food
  25. is (always) very particular to [keep, have, make sure]
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