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A Dictionary of up to date American utilization КНИГИ ; ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ Автор:Bergen Evans, Cornelia Evans Название: A Dictionary of up to date American utilization Издательство: Random HouseГод: 1957 Формат: pdf Размер: 7 Mb Язык: английскийWhen we communicate or write we wish to be understood and revered. we wish to show our which means and we wish to do it in a manner that would command admiration. to complete those ends we needs to comprehend the meanings of phrases, their particular meanings and their connotations, implications and overtones, and we needs to know the way to mix phrases successfully into sentences.A dictionary may also help us to appreciate the that means of a be aware. however the in simple terms technique to comprehend a observe totally is to work out it in use in as many contexts as attainable. which means somebody who desires to increase his vocabulary needs to learn very much and needs to ensure that he knows what he reads... rapidshare zero 1 2 three four five

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When Life referred to a certain prizefighter (July 26, 1954) as un inveterate alibier, it meant that he could always explain away his failures. When, however, George Orwell (in “England Your England”) says that the wealthy ship-owner or cottonmiller set up for himself an alibi as a country Rentleman, he may mean that the businessman 2:4 wished to prove that he could not have been responsible for the crimes of his business, since he was tending his acres, an innocent bucolic, at the time they were committed.

One of the most successful recent allegories is George Orwell’s Animal Farm. The virtue of allegory is that it leads the reader to think for himself, or at least to think that he has thought for himself and so to accept the author’s conclusions as his own. The fault of allegory is that its implications may be lost in the story and a false moral deduced instead of the intended one. Thus a child told that the early bird gets the worm may identify himself with the worm and not be incited to rise betimes.

M. ), is an abbreviation of post meridiem, after noon. M. M. Sometimes, in writing the phrase out, meridian is written for meridiem. This is an understandable blunder, since meridian also means midday and post meridian means after noon. 29 But blunder it is, even though it will pass uanoticed by most readers. amanuensis. The plural is amanuenses. amateur; novice. akes an interest in something, usually in an art or sport, for the pure love of it. The gentlemen amateurs in the early days of boxing were not necessarily practicers of the “manly art” themselves, but its patrons and spectators.

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