how to pronounce bothering


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the above transcription of bothering 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.

bothering is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… nothing is bothering me I'm not thinking …”

meanings of bothering


  1. Present participle of bother.


  1. The action of troubling or disturbing someone.

bothering frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word bothering occurs in english on average 5.6 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 bothering 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 bothering can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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