how to pronounce sledgehammer


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the above transcription of sledgehammer 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.

sledgehammer is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… took a sledgehammer to his door …”

meaning of sledgehammer

A sledgehammer is a tool used to drive nails or break up concrete.

sledgehammer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sledgehammer occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

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