how to pronounce getting


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getting is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… time interest rates in the night getting ahead of my relatively high …”

meanings of getting


  1. That which is got or obtained; gain; profit.
  2. The act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition.


  1. Present participle of get.

getting frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word getting occurs in english on average 439.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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