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An example use of bait in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… and rolling i can't click bait this …”
Bait is something that is used to catch fish.
the word bait occurs in english on average 5.6 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 bait can be often used in the following areas:
1) food and health;
2) people, society, and culture;
3) transport and travel;