how to pronounce legwork


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the above transcription of legwork 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.

legwork is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we did the legwork and here are popular …”

meanings of legwork


  1. Skillful or vigorous use of the legs, as in dance or sports.
  2. Work, especially research or preparation, that involves significant walking, travel, or similar effort.

legwork frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word legwork occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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