how to pronounce fastball


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the above transcription of fastball 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.

fastball is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… yeah so that's a fastball right and …”

meaning of fastball

A fastball is a type of pitch in baseball.

fastball frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fastball occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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