how to pronounce tons


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the above transcription of tons 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.

tons is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… I knew tons of strippers I knew tons of …”

meanings of tons


  1. Lots; large quantities or numbers (of people or things).
  2. Plural of ton.

tons frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word tons occurs in english on average 29.8 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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