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An example use of sudden in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… day and and all of a sudden you know we …”
Sudden means happening suddenly and unexpectedly.
the word sudden occurs in english on average 28.5 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 sudden can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;