how to pronounce bends


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bends is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of bends in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… just kind of bends and because it's very …”

meanings of bends


  1. The thickest and strongest planks in a wooden ship's side, wales.
  2. Synonym of decompression sickness.
  3. Plural of bend.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bend.

bends frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bends occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bends can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bends can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to bends


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