how to pronounce bleeding


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bleeding is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… how my hands are bleeding I'm just …”

meanings of bleeding


  1. Losing blood.
  2. Extreme, outright; see also bloody (sense 3).


  1. Bloodletting.
  2. The flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel.


  1. Present participle of bleed.


  1. Used as an intensifier: Extremely.

bleeding frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word bleeding occurs in english on average 11.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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