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Pronunciation of Stings: Learn how to pronounce Stings in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word sting:

1a small sharp-pointed organ at the end of the abdomen of bees, wasps, ants, and scorpions, capable of inflicting a painful or dangerous wound by injecting poison.
any of a number of minute hairs or other organs of plants, jellyfishes, etc., which inject a poisonous or irritating fluid when touched:
a nettle-like plant with no sting
a wound from a sting:
a wasp or bee sting
a sharp tingling or burning pain or sensation:
she felt the sharp sting of tears behind her eyelids
[in singular] a hurtful quality or effect:
I recalled the sting of his betrayal
she smiled to take the sting out of her words
2 informal a carefully planned operation, typically one involving deception:
five blackmailers were jailed last week after they were snared in a police sting
verb (past and past participle stung /stʌŋ/)
1 [with object] wound or pierce with a sting:
he was stung by a jellyfish
[no object]:
a nettle stings if you brush it lightly
feel or cause to feel a sharp tingling or burning pain or sensation:
[no object]:
her eyes stung as if she might cry again
[with object]:
the brandy stung his throat
(as adjective stinging)
a stinging pain
[with object] (typically of something said) hurt or upset (someone):
stung by her mockery, Frank hung his head
(sting someone into) provoke someone to do (something) by causing annoyance or offence:
he was stung into action by an article in the paper
2 [with object] informal swindle or exorbitantly overcharge (someone):
I had to buy some boxer shorts at the last minute and got stung for £42.50!
sting in the tail
an unexpected, typically unpleasant or problematic end to something:
the Budget comes with a sting in the tail—future tax increases
Old English sting (noun), stingan (verb), of Germanic origin