how to pronounce handle


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handle is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and if it can't even handle a few days …”

meaning of handle

Handle means to control or direct the movement of something.

handle frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word handle occurs in english on average 52.3 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 handle 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 handle can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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