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Pronunciation of "groceries"

I am from the Pacific Northwest, and I grew up pronouncing groceries ['groʊʃriz]. I realized that this wasn't how everyone else was necessarily pronouncing it, so I checked with several online dictionaries, and they told me that/ˈɡroʊs(ə)riz/ is correct. Although they make the schwa optional between the /s/ and the /r/, I think if I were to pronounce it with an /s/ sound instead of a /ʃ/ ("sh") sound, I would include the schwa--the "sr" is hard for me to pronounce without it. How do you pronounce it and where are you from?
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  • Weinstein

    What is the right pronunciation: [wine stine] or [wine stin]?

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    Hi! I have a question about pronunciation of certain Scottish names. I'm thinking of writing a story with Scottish characters and I'm trying…

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