be evaluated by statistics

This entry was created in response to a student writing:

The data from the questionnaires will then be evaluated by descriptive statistics to draw conclusions about…

By is not right here. The reusable link, which looks like this, shows through concordance lines what normally occurs:

You might want to show where by can be used to make this a bit clearer. Here is a link with evaluated which looks like this:

To show a wider range of verbs, this link can be used. It looks like this:

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it versus this

This link was created in response to a student writing this:

She pronounced the last word of this sentence with a rising tone. It could make listeners wonder if it is a question or it has not finished.

The reusable link is and it looks like this: