In the Know Students book and Audio CD: Understanding and by Cindy Leaney

By Cindy Leaney

Within the be aware of teaches over 800 colourful idioms in English. The publication teams the idioms into devices looking on no matter if the idioms relate to such thoughts as threat or honesty, or whether or not they include colours or elements of the physique, and so on. each one unit has a transparent four-page structure that offers the idioms, explores their which means, and practices their use.

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An Icelandic-English Dictionary: Based On the Ms. by Richard Cleasby

By Richard Cleasby

This is often a precise replica of a publication released earlier than 1923. this isn't an OCR'd e-book with unusual characters, brought typographical mistakes, and jumbled phrases. This ebook can have occasional imperfections equivalent to lacking or blurred pages, terrible images, errant marks, and so on. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought by means of the scanning method. We think this paintings is culturally vital, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to carry it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the maintenance of revealed works world wide. We savour your knowing of the imperfections within the maintenance technique, and desire you take pleasure in this necessary e-book.

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The Comedy of Errors (Webster's Thesaurus Edition) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

There are lots of variations of The Comedy of blunders. This academic variation was once created for self-improvement or in education for complex examinations. the ground of every web page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of unusual phrases highlighted within the textual content, together with synonyms and antonyms. Designed for college districts, educators, and scholars looking to maximize functionality on standardized exams, Webster’s paperbacks make the most of the truth that classics are usually assigned readings. A working word list on the backside of every web page turns out to be useful to scholars who're actively development their vocabularies in anticipation of taking PSAT®, SAT®, AP® (Advanced Placement®), GRE®, LSAT®, GMAT® or related examinations. This version exposes the reader to a greatest variety of “difficult, and infrequently encountered” phrases in examinations. instead of offer a unmarried synonym, many are supplied for quite a few meanings, permitting readers to higher clutch the anomaly of the English language, and stay away from utilizing the notes as a natural crutch. Having the reader decipher a word’s that means inside context serves to enhance vocabulary retention and knowing. every one web page covers phrases now not already highlighted on prior pages. PSAT® is a registered trademark of the school front exam Board and the nationwide benefit Scholarship company neither of which sponsors or endorses this booklet; SAT® is a registered trademark of the school Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this e-book; GRE®, AP® and complex Placement® are registered logos of the academic checking out carrier which neither sponsors nor endorses this ebook, GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate administration Admissions Council that's neither affiliated with this booklet nor endorses this publication, LSAT® is a registered trademark of the legislations institution Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved.

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A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries, Volume II: by Julie Coleman

By Julie Coleman

The booklet of Francis Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue revolutionized the lexicography of non-standard English. His impression is felt in many of the dictionaries coated during this quantity which replica, variously, his conscientiously documented reliance on written resources, his thrilled revelation of first-hand adventure of the seedier aspect of London existence, and his word-list. in this interval, glossaries of cant are thrown into the color by way of dictionaries of slang, which come with the language of thieves, yet conceal a wider spectrum of non-standard English. whereas cant represented a pragmatic chance to estate and existence, slang was once an ethical danger to the very constitution of society. within the 1820s, Pierce Egan's existence in London proven how renowned and winning slang literature might be one of the plenty. This quantity additionally contains the earliest Australian and American slang glossaries, via members like James Hardy Vaux (a convict transported thrice) and George Matsell (New York's first leader of police).

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A Dictionary of Jewish Palestinian Aramaic of the Byzantine by Michael Sokoloff

By Michael Sokoloff

Because the heart a while, lexographies of Talmudic and different rabbinic literature have mixed in a single access Babylonian, Palestinian, and Targumic phrases from quite a few sessions. simply because morphologically exact phrases in even heavily similar dialects can usually vary in either which means and nuance, their consolidation into one dictionary access is usually deceptive. students now discover the necessity to deal with each one dialect individually, and in A Dictionary of Jewish Palestinian Aramaic, Michael Sokoloff presents an entire lexicon of the dialect spoken and written by means of Jews in Palestine throughout the Byzantine interval, from the 3rd century C.E. to the 10th century.

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