how to pronounce catch


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the above transcription of catch 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.

catch is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… clients now here's the catch you have to …”

meaning of catch

Catch means to take hold of something and hold it firmly.

catch frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word catch occurs in english on average 75.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to catch


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