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An example use of pinball in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… akin to a pinball machine I invoked that …”
Pinball is a game played on a table with a plunger that is used to propel a steel ball into a metal ring.
the word pinball occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ 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 pinball can be often used in the following areas:
1) leisure and entertainment;