how to pronounce sarcasm


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the above transcription of sarcasm 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.

sarcasm is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of sarcasm pronunciation

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

“… you've never experienced sarcasm before …”

meaning of sarcasm

Sarcasm is a form of wit that is often used to convey a mocking or derogatory meaning.

sarcasm frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sarcasm occurs in english on average 4.3 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 sarcasm 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 sarcasm can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to sarcasm


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