how to pronounce grit


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the above transcription of grit 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.

grit is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of grit pronunciation

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

“… see back and that taught me of grit my …”

meaning of grit

Grit is a type of sand that is used in construction.

grit frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word grit occurs in english on average 3 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 grit 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 grit can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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