how to pronounce shoot


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the above transcription of shoot 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.

shoot is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… he told dj not to shoot the gun as it …”

meaning of shoot

Shoot means to fire a projectile from a gun or other weapon.

shoot frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word shoot occurs in english on average 17.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to shoot


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