how to pronounce fishing


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fishing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… copper wire or the fishing line or will …”

meanings of fishing


  1. The act of catching fish.
  2. A fishery, a place for catching fish.
  3. Commercial fishing: the business or industry of catching fish and other seafood for sale.
  4. The act of catching other forms of seafood, separately or together with fish.


  1. Present participle of fish.

fishing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word fishing occurs in english on average 20.1 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 fishing 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 fishing can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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