how to pronounce catching


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catching is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… society well we are still catching up to …”

meanings of catching


  1. Captivating; alluring; catchy.
  2. Contagious.


  1. The action of the verb catch.


  1. Present participle of catch.

catching frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word catching occurs in english on average 23.1 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 catching 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 catching can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with catching


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