how to pronounce hook


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the above transcription of hook 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.

hook is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of hook pronunciation

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

“… go in and get the hook that way so i …”

meaning of hook

Hook is a tool used to catch or hold something.

hook frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word hook occurs in english on average 20.4 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.

topics hook 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 hook can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to hook


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