how to pronounce toy


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the above transcription of toy 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.

toy is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… or the next shiny toy and yet people who …”

meaning of toy

A toy is an object that is used to play with.

toy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word toy occurs in english on average 22.6 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 toy 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 toy can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to toy


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