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An example use of trap in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… not in that trap what do you think Aaron …”
Trap means a device that is designed to catch an animal or person.
the word trap occurs in english on average 17 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 trap can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;