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An example use of great in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… and if we've done a great job for you um …”
Great means very good or impressive.
the word great occurs in english on average 452.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 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 great can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;