how to pronounce takes


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the above transcription of takes 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.

takes is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of takes pronunciation

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

“… gonna see where this takes us so it's a …”

meanings of takes


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


  1. Plural of take.

takes frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word takes occurs in english on average 175 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

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