how to pronounce always


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always is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of always in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… we do what we always do of course abused …”

meanings of always


  1. In any event.
  2. Constantly during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals (opposed to sometimes or occasionally).
  3. At all times; throughout all time; since the beginning.

always frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word always occurs in english on average 462.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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