how to pronounce falling


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the above transcription of falling 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.

falling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… how falling in love transformed dormant …”

meanings of falling


  1. Present participle of fall.


  1. That falls or fall.


  1. Gerund of fall.

falling frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word falling occurs in english on average 50.5 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.

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