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What's the best place for natural example sentences?

I am looking for the best website or resource for searching for natural sample sentences for any given Japanese word. There are a lot of online dictionaries these days, but sometimes the examples are ...
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Should we have a standard notation for example sentences?

Many texts and internet resources use certain symbols to prefix correct, sometimes correct, questionable, and incorrect examples: ○ (U+25CB): correct (converts with まる in Windows IME) △ (U+25B3): ...
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Should self-generated examples come with a disclaimer?

I like to use examples to illustrate a point. Which is fine, except that I'm not a native speaker and am prone to make a mistake, like anyone else. So, should we make a point of indicating when ...
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