how to pronounce metaphors


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the above transcription of metaphors 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.

metaphors is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of metaphors pronunciation

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

“… it is with metaphors and people who work …”

meanings of metaphors


  1. Plural of metaphor.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of metaphor.

metaphors frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word metaphors occurs in english on average 3.3 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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