how to pronounce shells


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shells is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… within their shells while this still …”

meanings of shells


  1. Plural of shell.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shell.

shells frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word shells occurs in english on average 8.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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