• Beowulf
    The interpretation and translation of idioms ...
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  • Papacy
    headings: (i) Problems of ambiguity, (ii) problems that arise from structural and lexical differences between languages and (iii) multiword units like idioms and collocations. We will discuss typical problems of ambiguity in Section 6.2, lexical and structural mismatches in Section 6.3, and multiword units...
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  • The Study on English Idioms by Western Culture
    embodied. Idiom is the essence and crystallization of a language and culture. It is the summary of life experiences of the people in a particular district. Usually, it is short but it can reflect the special features of a certain culture. Therefore, the accurate understanding of the English idiom does not...
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  • King James Bible Michal (Mickey) Grant
    English Language? When William Tyndale translated the New Testament into English in 1526 he was charged with heresy and burnt at the stake, his last words were, "Lord, open the eyes of the king!" 85 years after Tyndale's work, King James I authorised a new translation of the whole Bible for use by the...
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  • New Language
    drew this conclusion based on strong grand. For instance, Learning new grammatical points and sentence structures, memorizing new vocabularies and idiom are the facts that I will try to demonstrate as follows .61W From my point of view, grammar and sentence structure are the most difficult aspects...
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  • English-French Slang-Idioms
    ENGLISH SLANG/IDIOMS SLANG: Nonstandard vocabulary of a given culture or subculture. In other words, slang is typically a nonstandard word, not a phrase as is an idiom. Slang would include words like pooped, to down a drink, boob-tube, threads, bonkers, basket case, to name a few. Slang...
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  • Tok Language as a Way of Knowing
    Aristotle: “Words are a symbol of mental experience” Language is one of the main ways by which we communicate. It is a way of communicating our experiences to others surrounding as, as Aristotle once said: “Words are a symbol of mental experience.” There are an estimated 1,013,913 words in the English...
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  • Idioms
    ------------------------------------------------- Idiom From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about phrases with figurative meaning. For other uses, see Idiom (disambiguation). An idiom (Latin: idioma, "special property", f. Greek: ἰδίωμα – idiōma, "special feature, special phrasing"...
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  • Sending Message Internationally
    that people in Europe are a little more cautious when speaking or reading a document or message; in a sense of translating that document or message word by word. European people also tend to be more sensitive and they tend to take things very personal. It is very important that when sending messages internationally...
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  • Gmat Flashcard
    which was designed to accommodate only 20 million tons of trash but is now overflowing with more than 35 million tons, be expanded. Idioms This question is about idioms. “Considered as” is incorrect. “Number of” is preferred to “numbers of.” One Correction: Having considered the new District Attorney...
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  • the birds in the bees
    -ries. 1. To decorate with scenes representing historical or legendary events. 2.Archaic. To tell as a story. [Middle English storie, from Old French estorie, estoire, from Latin historia. See history.] sto·ry2 (stôr'ē, stōr'ē) n., pl., -ries. 1. A complete horizontal division of a building...
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  • “Structural and Semantic Properties of Phraseological Units”
    References Introduction Phraseological units, or idioms, as they are called by most western scholars, represent what can probably be described as the most picturesque, colourful and expressive part of the...
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  • The Baroque Age
    outer parts. Baroque music has unique idioms (specific style/character) and it is an idiomatic form. Composers began to write music specifically for a particular medium, such as the violin or the solo voice, rather than music with interchangeable or no idioms that might be either sung or played by almost...
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  • Contrastive Lexicology
    vocabulary. The branches of Contrastive Lexicology. 4. Structural aspects of a word: External and Internal structure. Scientific methods to leant English and Ukrainian words in Comparison. 5. The semantic unity of a word. Polysemy: types of semantic component. Sema, Semema, semantic field. 6. The main...
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  • Equivalence
    language to another there are always words or phrases that can cause big problems. Translator has to choose the best equivalent from the target language (TL) to name the unit of the source language (SL). But it is not that easy to find appropriate equivalent to the word or phrase which is translated and...
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  • 12 Tenses: the Key Unlocked
    What on Earth are Collocations? An assessment of the ways in which certain words co-occur and others do not Thierry Fontenelle My interest in collocations dates back to the time when I started teaching English to French-speaking advanced students. On the occasion of one of the small tests which spice...
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  • Term Paper
    phraseology…9 Chapter 2 Semantic groups of idioms in modern English…16 2.1 Idioms and their peculiarities……16 2.4 Semantic groups of idioms and their classification…..18 Chapter 3 The translation of phraseological units……25 3.1. Transformation of idioms in the context…..25 3.2. Phraseological problems...
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  • Phraseological Word Combinations in the Newspaper New York Times
    CONTENT І .THE BASIC USAGE OF PHRASEOLOGOCAL WORD COMBINATIONS ………….... 1.1. Linguistic approach of phraseological word combinations …………………..…….…... 1.2. Classification of the phraseological word combinations…………………………….… ІІ. FUNCTIONING OF PHRASEOLOGICAL WORD COMBINATIONS IN THE NEWSPAPER NEW YORK TIMES……………………………………………………...
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  • Used Idioms in English
    as well.  as well as (someone or something) - in addition to someone or something "Please bring your swimming suit as well as your towel."  B Idioms back and forth - backwards and forwards, first one way and then the other way The argument with the lawyer went back and forth before the judge...
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  • Lexicological analysis
    Grammatical meaning 6. Contextual analysis 7. Componential analysis 8. Homonymy 9. Synonymy 10. Antonymy 11. Hypero-hyponimic relations 12. Word-formation 13. Idioms 14. Phrasal verbs 15. Morphological analysis 16. Resources 17. Dictionaries They headed for a certain tree...
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