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An example use of roast in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… sources home cooks can roast a chicken …”
To roast is to cook food slowly in an oven or over a fire.
the word roast occurs in english on average 16.6 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 roast can be often used in the following areas:
1) food and health;