how to pronounce drinking


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the above transcription of drinking 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.

drinking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is just kind of drinking and anyone …”

meanings of drinking


  1. Present participle of drink.


  1. An act or session by which drink is consumed, especially alcoholic beverages.

drinking frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word drinking occurs in english on average 64.6 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 drinking 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 drinking can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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