how to pronounce hoist


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hoist is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… pretty extreme then jim will hoist them …”

meaning of hoist

Hoist means to lift or raise something with a rope or other device.

hoist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hoist occurs in english on average 1.2 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 hoist 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 hoist can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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