Inserting a brief pause, intentionally


The question yesterday regarding the reading of phone numbers as digits got me thinking about how I actually do that when reading one off to a person.

I tend to cluster the digit strings for area code, exchange, and then the last four.  So I'd say something like 8 1 4 {pause}  5 3 6 {pause} 2 2 5 0.  But I have no idea if there is actually a way to indicate a brief pause in a replacement string when you pass it to the synthesizer.

Can this be done and, if so, how? 


Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

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