how to pronounce nails


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the above transcription of nails 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.

nails is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… find screws nails at the ranch it's a …”

meanings of nails


  1. The four round-topped pedestals outside the Corn Exchange in Bristol on which bargains used to be struck.
  2. Plural of nail.


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

nails frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word nails occurs in english on average 19.1 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.

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