HOW-TO: A couple of example sentences for each word in the list
Thread poster: DZiW

DZiW
Ukraine
English to Russian
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Jul 21, 2019

Dear colleagues, while it was over ten years ago, I seem to remember a website or a (homebrew?) application for PC/Android, which took a list of required words (plain text) and showed two-three example sentences with each word (e.g. where used as a noun and as a verb or in a set expression/idiom). Not sure about other languages, yet it did support English.
 A quick search gave no relevant things, alas.

Do you happen to know such a service or a piece of software?
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Dear colleagues, while it was over ten years ago, I seem to remember a website or a (homebrew?) application for PC/Android, which took a list of required words (plain text) and showed two-three example sentences with each word (e.g. where used as a noun and as a verb or in a set expression/idiom). Not sure about other languages, yet it did support English.
 A quick search gave no relevant things, alas.

Do you happen to know such a service or a piece of software?

TY
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Milan Condak  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:02
English to Czech
WordNet Jul 21, 2019

DZiW wrote:

Do you happen to know such a service or a piece of software?

TY


I use WordNet 2.1 for English. There other languages, too.

You can Google "WordNet" or visit my page for short example:

http://www.condak.cz/nove/2017-01/30/cs/04.html
--
Search "sentence", results:

The noun sentence has 3 senses (first 3 from tagged texts)

1. (31) sentence -- (a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences")
2. (5) conviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, sentence -- ((criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise")
3. (3) prison term, sentence, time -- (the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail")

The verb sentence has 1 sense (first 1 from tagged texts)

1. (6) sentence, condemn, doom -- (pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison")
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3 senses of sentence

Sense 1
sentence -- (a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences")
-> string of words, word string, linguistic string -- (a linear sequence of words as spoken or written)
=> sentence -- (a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences")
=> syntagma, syntagm -- (a syntactic string of words that forms a part of some larger syntactic unit)

Sense 2
conviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, sentence -- ((criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise")
-> final judgment, final decision -- (a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment)
=> conviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, sentence -- ((criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise")
=> acquittal -- (a judgment of not guilty)

Sense 3
prison term, sentence, time -- (the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail")
-> term -- (a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term")
=> prison term, sentence, time -- (the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail")
=> school term, academic term, academic session, session -- (the time during which a school holds classes; "they had to shorten the school term")
=> tenure, term of office, incumbency -- (the term during which some position is held)


Milan

[Edited at 2019-07-21 14:49 GMT]


DZiW
 

Milan Condak  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:02
English to Czech
Addition Jul 24, 2019

[quote]Milan Condak wrote:

DZiW wrote:

Do you happen to know such a service or a piece of software?

TY


Addition:

a) If you have monolingual or multilingual TXT file (or TMX) you import it into TM Lookup (MS for MS Windows)

http://www.condak.cz/nove/2019-05/16/cs/01.html

search a word and then export file with "hits".

b) the same can be done in AntConc

d) all CATs allow Concordance search, some Find feature everywhere (in source files, e.g. OmegaT). You can search in Very large TM at Wordfast Anywhere.

e) SW for SEO (Search Engine Optimalisation)

Milan


 


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