how to pronounce upset


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the above transcription of upset 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.

upset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and the same being upset about the …”

meaning of upset

Upset means to cause a feeling of intense anger or distress in someone.

upset frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word upset occurs in english on average 33.5 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 upset 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 upset can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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