how to pronounce swung


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the above transcription of swung 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.

swung is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… but i think those pendulums swung so far …”

meanings of swung


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of swing.

swung frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word swung occurs in english on average 4 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.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to swung


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