how to pronounce yanked


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yanked is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and then the legal system yanked the rug …”

meanings of yanked


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of yank.

yanked frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word yanked occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to yanked


words that rhyme with yanked


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