The Sketch Engine is a new piece of software which does this.
Go to http://www.sketchengine.co.uk and self-register. Then you can
call up a word sketch for any word. The word sketch for a verb includes
a listing of the adverbs that repeatedly and significantly modify it.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
Behalf Of Gloria
Sent: 31 August 2004 17:05
Subject: [Corpora-List] Searching BNC for adverbs followed by verb
I would like to know if it is possible to search the BNC in order to
find out which adverbs precede a particular verb.
It doesn't seem to be possible, or at least I haven't figured out the
way to query the database in order to retrieve this sort of information.
Thank you in advance for your help,
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