After checking a potential error flagged by Antidote, do you sometimes find that it doesn’t need to be corrected? Do you proceed to ignore this detection several times in the same document or in multiple correction sessions? Find out how to avoid these redundant interruptions and review your text more efficiently thanks to two simple commands in Antidote.
Druide informatique announces the release of Antidote 11 v2 for network installation. Launched last October, the eleventh edition of Antidote introduced more than 100 new features for English and French. In addition to the functions specific to network operation, the free v2 update brings several new linguistic and functional features.
You are probably familiar with Antidote’s dictionaries, but are you taking full advantage of them? In this third article in our “Find the right word” series, we introduce you to the power of searching by criteria. Find out how to generate a corpus to inspire or educate yourself, and even how to find a word you have on the tip of your tongue!
Let’s take a look at become and other verbs of change, including go, come, turn and get, which have each evolved to describe this central element of our evolutionary world, and have each cultivated individual particularities on the way. Why can we say that dreams come true and things go wrong, but not that dreams *go true and things *come wrong? Now that you’ve gotten curious, read ahead to become enlightened.
March is the month when the great bears of northern climates begin to emerge from their long winter’s naps. This Word Stories instalment highlights some surprising ways that bears pop up in the history of the English language, beginning with the fact that the native English word for “bear” has mysteriously gone missing.