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You can use punctuation in your searches to filter the results you see in Trends.

Search term Type of results you'll see
tennis shoes

Results can include searches containing both tennis and shoes in any order. Results can also include searches like red tennis shoes, funny shoes for tennis, or tennis without shoes.

No misspellings, spelling variations, synonyms, plural or singular versions of your terms are included.

"tennis shoes" Results include the exact phrase inside double quotation marks, possibly with words before or after, like red tennis shoes.
tennis + squash Results can include searches containing the words tennis OR squash.
tennis -shoes Results will include searches containing the word tennis, but exclude searches with the word shoes.
center + centre + centere Results will include alternative spellings like “centre” or “centere” and common misspellings like "centere." Trends considers each version of a word a different search, including misspellings.