how to pronounce cling


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the above transcription of cling 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.

cling is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… brightly painted cottages cling to the …”

meaning of cling

Cling means to hold tightly or to stick to.

cling frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cling occurs in english on average 4.2 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 cling 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 cling can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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