how to pronounce tend


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the above transcription of tend 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.

tend is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… this and all my cars tend to be a bit …”

meaning of tend

Tend means to move or stretch toward something.

tend frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word tend occurs in english on average 62.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to tend


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