how to pronounce threw


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the above transcription of threw 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.

threw is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… would come over and threw rocks the …”

meanings of threw


  1. Simple past tense of throw.
  2. Past participle of throw.

threw frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word threw occurs in english on average 31.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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