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An example use of nail in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… if we can try to just nail these things …”
Nail is a piece of metal that is hammered or driven into a piece of wood, stone, or other material to secure it.
the word nail occurs in english on average 22.1 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 nail can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) life, nature, and living environment;