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An example use of fly in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… will allow you to fly and not be there …”
Fly means to move through the air with the force of wings.
the word fly occurs in english on average 38.1 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 fly can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) transport and travel;