how to pronounce sandpaper


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sandpaper is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… can have a sandpaper quality to your …”

meanings of sandpaper


  1. A sheet of such paper.
  2. A strong paper coated with sand, ground glass, or other abrasive material for smoothing and polishing.


  1. To polish or grind (a surface) with or as if with sandpaper.

sandpaper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sandpaper occurs in english on average 1.2 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 sandpaper 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 sandpaper can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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