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    sympathy is offline Junior Member
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    Default the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, and its KNOW HOW feature

    I guess many of us know about the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, and its KNOW HOW feature. With this sentence searching machine, we can find some sentences that contain our words, so it's very helpful for us English learner to find some appropriate words or sentences to our writing.

    For instance, if we type "cat scruffs,"
    we get "The cat picked up her kitten by the scruff of its neck."

    And we know the expression "pick the cat by the scruff of its neck."

    I want to ask you if you know any other program or website that has this feature, because I think the sentence resources of Oxford Dictionary is not large enough. If you know, please share with everyone. Thanks.

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    Default Re: the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, and its KNOW HOW feature

    You can consult such authority as The British National Corpus Web: [bnc] British National Corpus

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    Default Re: the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, and its KNOW HOW feature

    Sympathy--------how do I get this programm?

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    Default Re: the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, and its KNOW HOW feature

    Quote Originally Posted by ilkaz View Post
    Sympathy--------how do I get this programm?
    Oxford University Press | OALD home page

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    Default Re: the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, and its KNOW HOW feature

    Ah! On [Davies/BYU] 100+ million word, freely available online corpora
    I spot the wording [Website for the original BNC]

    So they could be the same?
    Why the interfaces are different?

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