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How to find most common expressions starting with “iron”?

I want to find a list of 2-word expressions starting with iron: i.e. ironing board, iron filings, iron bridge Can you suggest a vocabulary tool for that?
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What can these verbs be called as a group?

I'm going to teach my students about different patterns of usage of these verbs: marry (e.g. get married, marry sb, marry to), die (e.g. die of , die from, die for), match (e.g. match (something), ...
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Collocations vs compound nouns

Is there any definable difference between collocations and compound nouns? Or is it just frequency? The answer does not seem to be transparency vs idiomaticity - looking at the text I'm presenting to ...
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Collocation: interpreting contingency table for log-likelihood measure

I have a conundrum here. I'm attempting to recreate the log-likelihood test example in 'The Cambridge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics (2015). However when I run the same test on the same data I get a ...
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What is the term for a specific type of collocation analysis

I am trying to write a text processing script in R. I am interested in finding a word (from a list of words I have selected) only if it is in the same sentence as another word. Eventually I would ...
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Words with the hightest frequency that are not Collocates of each other (inside a text corpora)

Is there a way to obtain a: List, that has 2 words per row Each 2 words are not collocates (or collocations) of each other (ie: are not found within the same phrase inside the entire text corpus, or ...
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Collocations frequency dictionary of English

I am looking for a top list of the most frequent collocations in English. The desirable size of the list is more than 1000 items. The best that I found so far is this collocations list by ...
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Given a verb get a noun that corresponds to subject or object

I have verbs and I would like to find their corresponding noun for either subject or object. e.g. run:subject -> runner kill:subject -> killer kill:object -> dead I also would have groups of them e....
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List of collocations in English

Does anybody know of source (probably NLP study) of comprehensive list of collocations in English (not only the frequent one). Additionally, does anybody know the approximate estimate of the total ...