how to pronounce sand


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the above transcription of sand 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.

sand is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… one's head in the sand is almost an …”

meaning of sand

Sand is a type of sedimentary rock.

sand frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word sand occurs in english on average 30.9 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to sand


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