how to pronounce flies


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flies is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that flies by looking back and so I'm …”

meanings of flies


  1. The open area above a stage where scenery and equipment may be hung.
  2. Plural of fly.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fly.

flies frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word flies occurs in english on average 13.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to flies


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