You can look at n-grams of words in TED Talks. Click on N-gram button on the main page.
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An n-gram is a sequence of words of n (2, 3, 4, ...) items. Looking at (differences of) frequencies of various n-grams, it is expected that one can find out what linguistic sequences are more entrenched in the mind of speakers of the language and, possibly, what are less so.
Here is a sample output returned in response to the search key wait
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