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    #11

    Re: Language Corpora?

    Yes, anyone can access it: [DAVIES] Variation in English Words and Phrases (VIEW)
    It queries the British National Corpus, and has a very good interface and is very fast. They did once ask me to register, but I have changd computers and countries and not been asked to do so again. I have used it freely for a number of years and throughly recommend it.

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    #12

    Re: Language Corpora?

    Thanks Richard. It is indeed useful.
    Jamshid


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    #13

    Re: Language Corpora?

    Hi, Tdol,
    I wonder if you could help me. I wanted to find sentences with if anything and that's what I got:
    [DAVIES] Variation in English Words and Phrases (VIEW)
    Make sure the limits are set. Where should I set those limits?

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    #14

    Re: Language Corpora?

    I got 1059 examples. I'm not sure- at the bottom on the left, so you have a number in the #Hits box? I have set that to 100


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    #15

    Re: Language Corpora?

    Jesus, I don't know what's wrong. I typed dangle over and the same old story.
    [DAVIES] Variation in English Words and Phrases (VIEW)

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