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Hit or Miss V. Phrase Searching

 Hit or Miss Search

Bad Search: sports enhancing drugs

The result is relevant, but the search terms are nowhere near each other, which doesn't make this result as relevant as it could be.


 Phrase Searching " "

 

Phrase Search: sports "enhancing drugs"

This time our paired keywords appear next to each other.

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Boolean Operators


 Wildcards

Wildcards, typically the #, look for all possible variations of a letter in a single position within a word.


Search: Wom#n
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Woman, Women, Womyn, Wom!n, Wom@n

 

Let's try these out.


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