how to pronounce checking


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checking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… just stand there he was checking that we …”

meanings of checking


  1. The act of physically keeping an opposing player in check.
  2. A checking account.


  1. Present participle of check.

checking frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word checking occurs in english on average 30.7 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 checking 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 checking can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with checking


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