how to pronounce guts


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guts is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… there and leave my guts on the stage and …”

meanings of guts


  1. The entrails or contents of the abdomen.
  2. The essential, core parts.
  3. Content, substance.
  4. One's innermost feelings.
  5. Courage; determination.
  6. Plural of GUT.
  7. Plural of gut.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gut.
  2. To show determination or courage (especially in the combination guts out).


  1. Plural of Gut.

guts frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word guts occurs in english on average 6.4 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 guts 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 guts can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to guts


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