how to pronounce cried


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the above transcription of cried 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.

cried is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… were sensitive so we cried or it hurt …”

meanings of cried


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of cry.

cried frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word cried occurs in english on average 28.4 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 cried 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 cried can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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