|Add a Headword||Premium users can request addition of new headwords relating to their domain. We will do research and add at least 10 collocations or phrases per headword. The added collocation terms can be viewed here, as well as we will add to your private entries.|
|Add Collocations||If a particular term is not available in the database, users can suggest that the term to be added. This can be done by adding it either as public term or private term.|
|Advanced search||Collocation: Advanced Search enables the user to search collocation term by using the AND or OR function.
Synonym Phrases: Advanced Search enables the user to search synonym phrase by using the AND or OR function.
|AmE/BrE||Some entries are flagged with AmE or BrE. This implies that the term is more popularly used in USA (for AmE) or UK (BrE). The spelling is as per the particular database chosen: UK or US.|
|And Operator||Collocation: This collocation-based search shows hits in which both coffee and milk are present in the term.
Synonym Phrases: This phrase-based search shows hits using AND operator.
|Apt||Apt Phrases can be used to find a suitable word(s) that can be a substitute for a longer phrase. This is useful when a word is on the tip of your tongue but all you can recall is its general meaning.
In search results, Apt terms are shown in blue and the associated Apt Phrases can be checked by hovering the cursor on plus icon.
|Auto-suggest||Auto Suggest is a feature by which the application attempts to predict the rest of the word when a user types the initial four characters under ‘Headword’ search option. If desired, this feature can be disabled in the Settings.|
|Basic Search||Collocation: Basic Search enables the user to search for a keyword based on either the headword or non-headword or both.
Synonym Phrases: Basic Search enables the user to search for a keyword based on either the headword or phrase.
|Both||This is the most comprehensive search. It shows all entries for a particular keyword irrespective of whether it appears as a headword or not. The search results can be filtered based on the domain, and can be further filtered using ‘search within’ feature.|
|Collocation||A collocation is the combination of two or more words appearing more frequently than by chance, i.e. it refers to the common co-occurrence of certain words.|
|Context-based search||Context-based search is possible using the Advanced Search in the following cases:
|Copy history||Shows the list of copied terms or phrases.|
|Copy term||Users can copy any term by clicking on the result screen. Copied terms can then be pasted into any other applications, such as Microsoft Word, Notepad, and so on.|
|Domain||Terms have been divided into following ten domains: Academic, Business, Engineering, General, IT, Legal, Medical, Patent, Sciences, Technical.|
|Domain-based filters||You can filter based on a specific domain. This may not produce the desired result if the search term is included under General or if the term is used in multiple domains (Business and Legal, Technical and Engineering).|
|Forbidden Entries||A Premium User can specify particular private terms as forbidden. The user can hover over the red icon to see the preferred term. This is extremely useful when avoiding prohibited terms, overused terms, synonyms (in Simplified English), clichés, and so on.|
|Formula||There are several different types of collocation, which are derived from combinations of verb, noun, adjective, adverb etc. Formula is a combination of the headword plus the part of speech of the associated word in the short collocation.
For example, if the formula is ADJ + apparition, it implies that ‘apparition’ is the headword and it is preceded by an adjective.
If the term consists of three or more words, it is typically classified as a phrase.
|Formula-based filters||We can filter based on formula to limit the number of results shown. For this, you need to be aware of the PoS (parts of speech) of the desired results.|
|Gallery||Selected list of collocations with images from the database as well as your private entries with images.|
|Headword||A Headword is a catchword under which a set of related entries appear in the Phrase It Right toolkit. The headword is displayed in green in the results area.|
|Headword Search||A Headword is a catchword under which a set of related entries appear in the Phrase It Right toolkit. The headword is displayed in green in the results area.
Collocation: The search results can be filtered based on the formula and the domain (general, legal, medical, etc.), and can be further filtered using ‘search within’ feature.
|Images||Some entries have an associated image. Images can be used in the following cases:
|Inbox||All messages send by us will be received in your inbox.
Example: Refer friend subscription confirmation, public entry approval, paid subscription expiring, new purchase description, etc.
|Non-English language characters||Certain letters from Greek, French, German & Spanish languages can be included in regular or wildcard keyword.|
|Non-headword Search||If the Headword search does not provide the desired results for a particular keyword, users can choose the Non-headword option to show all entries wherein the keyword is available as a non-headword. The search results can be filtered based on just the domain and not on the formula, and can be further filtered using ‘search within’ feature.|
|Or Operator||Collocation: This collocation-based search shows hits in which either coffee or milk or both are present in the term.
Synonym Phrases: This phrase-based search shows hits using OR operator.
|Part of Speech (PoS)||This is an abbreviation for the part of speech of the concerned headword and is put in bracket next to headword.|
|Phrase||Phrase would typically be longer than two words.|
|Phrase It Right Entries||
|Prepositional Phrase||Prepositional Phrase (P P) is a phrase which starts with a preposition and ends with a noun.|
|Private entries||The Premium subscription has a unique feature that permits users to add private terms which will be visible only to the user (or their colleagues if multiple licences are bought by a company). Under the corporate subscription, if the user subscribes to 10 licences, all 10 users can add and view the Private Terms. Each user can add 100 private terms per annum. All private entries can be viewed here. In addition, the private entries are also shown in search results if the search keyword is part of a private collocation term.|
|Public entries||If a particular term is not available in the database, users can suggest that the term be added to it. Once we approve the term, the user will be rewarded with 1 point per approved term and the suggested term will be displayed in the database. All public entries can be viewed here.|
|Refer a Friend||Satisfied users can use the Refer a Friend option to introduce the application to friends and associates. An automated email will be sent to the friend’s email address with a link to our website. Once the person subscribes to the toolkit with the referred email id, the referror will earn certain reward points which can be redeemed for any subsequent purchase.|
|Regular keyword||Regular keyword is a combination of letters (A–Z, a–z), numbers (0–9), special characters (!, ', -, –,/) and certain non-English language characters.|
|Reward Points||Users can earn reward points in the various scenarios like referring friend, adding public term, suggesting innovative use of Phrase It Right tool. These can be redeemed during renewal of their annual subscription or for any other purchase from our website.|
|Search history||This shows the last ten unique keywords searched.|
|Search Types||Collocation: Headword, Non-headword, Both, Collocation, Context
Synomym Phrases: Headword, Phrase
|Search within filters||If the results are numerous, you can search within the displayed entries to reduce the number of hits. You can type one or two words. A revised list of terms containing these words will be displayed. You can also use this feature to check whether or not collocation is available in the database.|
|Short Collocations||In general, two-word terms are referred to as short collocations. Hyphenated words, two-word verbs, and stock terms consisting of two words would be included under stock collocations.|
|Suggest Headword||If no results are shown on entry of a headword, you can send a request (by clicking on this link) to add the headword and associated collocations in the database. We will try to locate suitable collocations and add in the database in the coming weeks.|
|Synonym phrases||Synonym phrases are terms with similar meanings.|
|Types of Synonyms||Cliché, Simile, Idioms, Binomial pair|
|Wildcard keyword||Wildcard keyword performs search using ?, *, -,  to replace or represent one or more characters in search keyword, in addition to the permissible characters.|
|Wildcard Search||Wildcard search is an inbuilt feature where symbols like ?, *, @, -, , are used to replace or represent one or more characters in search keywords.|