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Tatoeba

Tatoeba is a database of sentences and translations. Enter a phrase and it shows example sentences in several languages.

For example, a search for get drunk finds 95 English sentences, such as:

Let's get drunk.
Don't get drunk.
Tom is getting drunk.
I never get drunk.
Getting drunk won't make things better.

Sentences come with a varying number of translations.

Tom gets drunk almost every evening.
トムはほぼ毎晩酔っ払う。
Том се пијани скоро секоја вечер.
Том напивается почти каждый вечер.
Tom se emborracha casi todas las noches.
Tom hemen hemen her akşam sarhoş oluyor.
Том напивається майже кожного вечора.

Some sentences have been given tags such as “present continuous”, which you can then search for:

You are abusing your authority.
My heart's aching.
My brother is always acting foolishly.

Some sentences include sound recordings.

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COBUILD Grammar Patterns

COBUILD Grammar Patterns is a guide to how adjectives, nouns, verbs and other words fit together.

For example: it + link verb + adjective + for + noun + to-infinitive:

It is costly for rivals to compete.
It was fashionable for the rich to eat white flour.

 

A series of videos explains how it works.