how to pronounce swallow


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the above transcription of swallow 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.

swallow is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of swallow pronunciation

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

“… and swallow your food support me on …”

meaning of swallow

Swallow means to take in food or liquid by the mouth and then to expel it again.

swallow frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word swallow 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.

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

1) food and health;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with swallow


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