how to pronounce hit


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the above transcription of hit 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.

hit is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… is all so it hasn't hit us hard i think …”

meaning of hit

To hit is to strike with force.

hit frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word hit occurs in english on average 158.1 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 hit 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 hit can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to hit


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