how to pronounce oil


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the above transcription of oil 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.

oil is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of oil pronunciation

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

“… like a drop of oil you can see it …”

meaning of oil

Oil is a liquid that is made up of hydrocarbons.

oil frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word oil occurs in english on average 143.1 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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