Searching for *exact* string on Google or other search engines

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Google advanced search says that to search for an exact word or phrase, put the word or phrase in quotations, e.g. "rat terrier"

However this doesn't work the way I want/expected for certain kinds of strings. For example a search for the string m/in returns lots of pages which don't have that string on them, while ignoring (at least in early results) pages that do.

So: how can I do a search so that the top results are pages containing the exact string? Is there a clever way to force Google to return exact matches at the top? Or is there another search engine which does this? (I tried a few without any luck.)

Best Answer

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