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An example use of work in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… asking you to to kind of work on a on a …”
Work is the activity of doing something useful, such as a job or duty.
the word work occurs in english on average 913.5 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 work can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;