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An example use of verse in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… there's a piece of verse there that …”
A verse is a line of poetry.
the word verse occurs in english on average 14.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 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 verse can be often used in the following areas:
1) leisure and entertainment;