You can abuse phrase query for that, q=leonardo AND -"leonardo da vinci" 
(asuming you have a proper default field set).


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> From:ivan <>
> Sent: Monday 12th February 2018 12:54
> To:
> Subject: Search for a word NOT followed by another on a Solr query
> What i'm trying to do is to only get results for "Leonardo" when is not
> followed by "da vinci".
> If i have "Leonardo da vinci" in my result is fine as long as i have another
> "Leonardo" without "da vinci".
> Examples:
> "Leonardo foo bar"  OK
> "Leonardo da vinci foo bar" KO
> "Leonardo foo bar Leonardo da vinci"  OK
> I can't seem to find any way to do this using solr queries, because if i do
> something like -"Leonardo da vinci" i lose all results where i have both
> "Leonardo" and "Leonardo da vinci". I tried using various combinations of
> boolean logic but can't get it to work.
> Any help?
> Thanks
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