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An example use of island in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… pull it to the island then get you …”
An island is a piece of land surrounded by water.
the word island occurs in english on average 66.3 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 island can be often used in the following areas:
1) transport and travel;