09/02/2015 1:47 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST

British Is World's Most Attractive Accent, Says Dating Survey

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 08: Presenter David Beckham (C) poses with Felicity Jones (L) and Eddie Redmayne with the Outstanding British Film award for 'The Theory Of Everything' in the winners room at the EE British Academy Film Awards at The Royal Opera House on February 8, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

A new poll has revealed that British is the world's most attractive accent in the world, beating down the language of love French, which ranked down on fifth position.

The Time Out Global Dating Survey found that more than a quarter of respondents preferred a UK accent with people in Paris, New York and Sydney the most keen, the Independent reported.

It was chosen ahead of an American accent in second followed by Irish and Australian.

However Paris was still considered the most romantic city or at least the one with the "best dating scene", ahead of Melbourne, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing and Chicago. London was in sixth place.

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