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An example use of paper in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… you pee on the paper I know sounds a …”
Paper is a thin material made from pulp, rags, or wood that is used for writing or printing on.
the word paper occurs in english on average 255.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 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 paper can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;
3) education, science, and technology;