how to pronounce blew


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the above transcription of blew is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

blew is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… work for the Food Network and blew them …”

meanings of blew


  1. Simple past tense of blow.
  2. Past participle of blow.


  1. Obsolete form of blue.


  1. Obsolete form of blue.


  1. A surname​.

blew frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word blew occurs in english on average 14.3 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.

topics blew 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 blew can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words with pronunciation similar to blew


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