how to pronounce flying


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flying is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… or describing something as flying at …”

meanings of flying


  1. That flies or can fly.
  2. Brief or hurried.
  3. Not secured by yards.


  1. An act of flight.
  2. The action or process of sustained motion through the air.


  1. Present participle of fly.

flying frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word flying occurs in english on average 43 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.

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

1) transport and travel;

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