how to pronounce bother


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the above transcription of bother 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.

bother is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you call me and we'll bother it you know …”

meaning of bother

Bother means to cause trouble or annoyance.

bother frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word bother occurs in english on average 25.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to bother


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