how to pronounce saying


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saying is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with mitch mcconnell saying whoever did …”

meanings of saying


  1. That which is said; a statement.
  2. A proverb or maxim.


  1. Present participle of say.

saying frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word saying occurs in english on average 203.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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