how to pronounce long


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the above transcription of long 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.

long is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of long pronunciation

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

“… below wow that was a long time ago in a …”

meaning of long

Long means a length of time that is greater than usual.

long frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word long occurs in english on average 653.3 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.

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