how to pronounce hands


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the above transcription of hands is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hands is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of hands pronunciation

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

“… ar-15s in the hands of anybody who wants …”

meanings of hands


  1. Plural of hand.


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

hands frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word hands occurs in english on average 168.9 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 hands 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 hands can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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