how to pronounce straws


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the above transcription of straws 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.

straws is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… believe it except for straws oh that's a …”

meanings of straws


  1. Plural of straw.

straws frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word straws occurs in english on average 2.2 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.

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