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An example use of roll in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… lunch I call a roll is amazing we wasn't …”
Roll is a verb meaning to move something around by repeatedly pushing it along a surface.
the word roll occurs in english on average 32.5 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 roll can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;