how to pronounce heck


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the above transcription of heck 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.

heck is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… made it sure made a heck of a case …”

meaning of heck

Heck is a word that means a place of great trouble or distress.

heck frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word heck occurs in english on average 22.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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