how to pronounce dry


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dry is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that cut and dry in the Iroquois system …”

meaning of dry

Dry means not wet.

dry frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word dry occurs in english on average 99.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to dry


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