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advantage Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words12.6 13 11.5 8.8 0 0 46.8 13.6
Number of occurrences1910 3 0 0 4 2
Number of authors7 3 2 1

Occurrences of advantage in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
how kin yi dae this takin advantage on page 50

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
"Whuch wud bae nae advantage," said Alice, wha feelt, wile on page 59
The ither guests had tuk advantage o the Queen's absence, an wur on page 92

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
ter is supposed to be such an advantage, does GERS (the Government Ex
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
“Which would no b’ an advantage,” said Ahlice, whae felt aw
was th only yin whae got ony advantage frae th chainge; an Ahlice wa
Th ither guests hae ta’en advantage o th Queen’s absence, an we
3 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
ion that wad gie his force an advantage. Kennin that the giant Englis
ertainly it wis tae the Scots advantage. The English arranged theirse
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Thoumire, Elizabeth For the fat romantics, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
cannae blame Greggs fir takin advantage o a nutritionally ignorant po
ignorant population. But tak advantage they certainly dae, an their
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Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
an as sure as fuck they take advantage, then ah need tae hurt them.
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Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ver contributed a thing. Took advantage big time, aa her meals free g
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
govrnement haes pressed their advantage tae secure their grup on pooe
the noo gies Labour an unfair advantage, but monie critics sees the m
2 matches

Niven, Liz The New Mannie, (Canongate 2003) Southern, poetry
an takin advantage o me an ma role.
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

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