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An example use of person in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… even really the same person I was when I …”
A person is a human being.
the word person occurs in english on average 363.5 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 person can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;