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I am looking at how the word maybe is used in COCA. As I want to analyze the contexts it occurs in, I need to random-sample the search result (which is around 374K hits), so that I can see in what kind of environments the word was used with a small, manageable sample.

Is there any way to random sample the search result? The only way I could think of was keep taking every n th token in the output, but I am sure there should be a better way.

Any advice would be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance!

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