how to pronounce nerves


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nerves is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that can stricts those nerves so they …”

meanings of nerves


  1. Plural of nerve.


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

nerves frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word nerves occurs in english on average 9.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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