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An example use of distance in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… and it was long distance and um he was …”
Distance is the length of space or the space that something has moved through.
the word distance occurs in english on average 68.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 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 distance can be often used in the following areas:
1) transport and travel;