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Grammaticality of "as was common" [closed]

This structure stood out to me (a non-native speaker) because of the omission of the pronoun it: The Nihon Shoki was written in classical Chinese, as was common for official documents at that time. ...
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Detect egoistical emotion [closed]

I'm working on sentiment analysis and currently struggling with egoistical emotion detection on a phrase level. So far, I detect the following phrases: "I'm the best" "I'm rich/powerful/beautiful/...
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Establishing the most common "semantic units" in a corpus

I have a corpus concerning spoken English, where the most common words include: you, the, i, to, a. However, I'm not only interested in words but also groups of consecutive words where the meaning is ...
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Word Sense Disambiguation for common groups of words

Let's say the dictionary has two definitions for live: Live: I live by the sea. Live: The match was shown live on the sports channel. and also contains the following definition: Live ...
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Does linguistics have a concept of "set phrase" with a meaning differing from "idiom"?

I had long believed there was such a thing as a "set phrase". I thought I had learned it in my school days. Set phrases included but were not restricted to idioms. Idioms were a special class of set ...