how to pronounce sandbag


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sandbag is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and sandbag island is notorious and …”

meanings of sandbag


  1. To conceal or misrepresent one's true position, potential, or intent in order to gain an advantage.
  2. To pretend to drink early on so that, as the night draws on, one can drink everybody else "under the table".
  3. To deceive someone by pretending to be weak, or (in cards) to have a weak hand.
  4. To construct a barrier of sandbags around.
  5. To strike someone with a sandbag or other object to disable or render unconscious.


  1. A deceptive play whereby a player with a strong hand bets weakly or passively.
  2. A sturdy sack filled with sand, generally used in large numbers to make defensive walls against flooding, bullets, or shrapnel.
  3. A small bag filled with sand and used as a cudgel.
  4. An engraver's leather cushion, etc.

sandbag frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sandbag occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with sandbag


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