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Build Your Vocabulary Common English Idioms

Build Your Vocabulary Common English Idioms Meaning of Regularly Used English & American Idioms, Sayings, Expressions & Phrases, Used in Context Download http://usafiles.net/C60/Vocabulary_Builder_Common_English_Idioms.pdf http://usafiles.net/126T/Vocabulary_Builder_Common_English_Idioms.epub
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The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes

by Andy Kirkpatrick The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes constitutes a comprehensive introduction to the study of World Englishes drawing on the expertise of leading authors within the field. The Handbook is structured in nine sections covering historical perspectives, core issues and topics and new debates which together...
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Arguments in Syntax and Semantics

Argument structure – the pattern of underlying relations between a predicate and its dependents – is at the base of syntactic theory and the theory of the interface with semantics. This comprehensive guide explores the motives for thematic and event-structural decomposition, and its relation to structure in syntax....
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Endangered Metaphors

When the last speaker of a language dies, s/he takes to oblivion the memories, associations and the rich imagery this language community has once lived by. The cultural heritage encoded in conventional linguistic metaphors, handed down through generations, will be lost forever. This volume consists of fifteen articles...
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Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills – Grade 1-5

Teach and reinforce important basic skills! Use the individual activities to support the units you are teaching and/or provide homework practice. The high-interest, age-appropriate activities are both motivating and challenging. Students will have fun learning new skills and concepts and at the same time add to their existing...
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Dictionary of Word Meanings (Languages and Linguistics)

by Hristo Georgiev We have rules how the words should be spelled, but we have never had standardisation of meanings. Such a standardisation is long overdue considering the rapid development of Natural Language Processing in general and natural language based Artificial Intelligence in particular. The word meanings presented...
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Perfect Prepositions: A Real Life Guide to Using English Prepositions

by Galina Kimber As high frequency words, prepositions are one of the most dynamic parts of speech. Perfect Prepositions shows the meanings and usage of prepositions in Modern English.Used in unstressed syllables and pronounced fast and softly in oral speech, prepositions are often barely distinguishable to the listener....
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The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization

by Heiko Narrog, Bernd Heine  This book presents the state of the art in research on grammaticalization, the process by which lexical items acquire grammatical function, grammatical items get additional functions, and grammars are created. Leading scholars from around the world introduce and discuss the core theoretical and...
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Shorter Slang Dictionary

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge, Rosalind Fergusson This new collection brings together some 5,000 contemporary slang expressions originating in all parts of the English-speaking world. It gives clear and concise definitions of each word, supplemented by examples of their use and information about where and when they came...
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