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An example use of destroy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… the blizzard the tanks another destroy the us and enjoy your klein that was …”
Destroy means to cause to cease to exist or to be ruined.
the word destroy occurs in english on average 20.2 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 destroy can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;