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An example use of alley in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… him into hiking alley to fix the problem …”
An alley is a narrow street between buildings.
the word alley occurs in english on average 6.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 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 alley can be often used in the following areas:
1) leisure and entertainment;
2) transport and travel;