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An example use of rake in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… standards in order to rake in fees if a …”
Rake is a tool with a long handle and a curved blade used for clearing leaves, twigs, and other debris from the surface of the ground.
the word rake occurs in english on average 4.7 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 rake can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;
3) transport and travel;