how to pronounce calves


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calves is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… they were so tight on my calves that the …”

meanings of calves


  1. Plural of calf.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of calve.

calves frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word calves occurs in english on average 3.8 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 calves 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 calves can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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