how to pronounce bragging


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bragging is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… age-old practice in bragging rights just …”

meanings of bragging


  1. The act of one who brags.


  1. Present participle of brag.

bragging frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bragging occurs in english on average 2.8 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 bragging 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 bragging can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with bragging


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