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    search information from the web

    Learners can search information from the web and insert it to the sketch book.

    Is this sentence good about the use of the verb 'search'? What verb will native speakers use in a context like this? Thank you in advance.

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    Re: search information from the web

    How about:

    Learners can search for information from the web and insert it in the sketch book.
    I am not sure what you mean by sketch book- a sketch book is for drawing and a notebook would be for information IMO.

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    Re: search information from the web

    Thanks a lot, Tdol. I came across this sentence when I was searching on the Internet. I wasn't sure whether to use search or search for before the word 'information' and came here to consult you. But I didn't notice that there was a problem with the 'sketch book'. Maybe the author wanted to say 'ideas' by 'information'.

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    Re: search information from the web

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    Learners can search information from the web and insert it to the sketch book.

    Is this sentence good about the use of the verb 'search'? What verb will native speakers use in a context like this? Thank you in advance.
    I would use either "search for information on the internet" or "search the net/web for information".

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    Re: search information from the web

    For me search information would be looking at the searches people make and not looking for information, so a search engine like Google has search information- they know what people are looking for at the moment.

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