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An example use of highway in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… way or the highway conform or die this …”
Highway is a road or path that is used for transportation.
the word highway occurs in english on average 17.4 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.
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 highway can be often used in the following areas:
1) transport and travel;