how to pronounce preparing


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preparing is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… I have to say preparing for this talk I …”

meanings of preparing


  1. Present participle of prepare.


  1. Preparation.

preparing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word preparing occurs in english on average 26 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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