The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
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- The natural evolution of language has integrated colloquialisms, or slang words, into everyday speech, but it has also magnified complexities associated with English grammar.
- Like all Indian dialects, my mother-tongue Konkani - an amalgam of coastal languages and regional colloquialisms - has its share of adages.
- After drugs, the most frequent references and most expressive colloquialisms in The Hippie Dictionary deal with sexual intercourse and sexual organs.
- The illustrations were augmented, and the entry and definition coverage expanded to include Americanisms, slang, and colloquialisms.
- Both works also display Jones's preoccupation with the manifold dimensions of language through their deliberate echoes of African American dialects and colloquialisms.
- And then we have a third team which are just reading contemporary texts, looking for interesting slang, colloquialisms, things from different varieties of English.
- Cajun French, for the most part, is a spoken, unwritten language filled with colloquialisms and slang.
- He was a quiet boy with an active imagination and he became captivated by the colloquialisms of the ordinary people around in Duagh.
- Good conversation features colloquialisms, colour and the natural rhythm of speech.
- And so too many of our current irritating colloquialisms, sloppy pronunciations, errors of grammar, newfangled meanings, slangy expressions-these can end up being part of the repertoire of Standard English in the future.
- He peppers the storytelling with African-American colloquialisms and excursions into patois that echo his native Trinidad, the South, the street, the church and the bush.
- She has continued to work at her English finding now that idioms and colloquialisms are the main problem.
- Six years across the Atlantic in America haven't altered an accent that is still more Milton Keynes than mid-west, but his vocabulary is peppered with colloquialisms.
- For the most part though, with its easy writing style and distinctly Kiwi colloquialisms, it's an enjoyably readable book.
- Thus, she rather enjoyed smattering her generally formal English with a pot-pourri of colloquialisms and jokes - her energy made her teaching a lot of fun.
- However, it is wise to avoid slang and colloquialisms in written work as these undermine the writer's authority.
- It's an insult - the day parliamentary security staff were banned from using the term ‘mate’ and similar colloquialisms in public.
- She and other employees go through extensive training that drills them in English phonetics, American colloquialisms, and such pop culture topics as movies and sports.
- Although they have studied English for four years, one of the biggest problems they face when they come here is just getting used to our accents and our colloquialisms.
- The interviews were taped, and the many brief quotations, with all the colloquialisms and speech oddities left in, are one of the most entertaining aspects of the book.
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