A Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage by Evans B., Evans C.

By Evans B., Evans C.

A Dictionary of latest American utilization КНИГИ ; ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ Автор:Bergen Evans, Cornelia Evans Название: A Dictionary of latest American utilization Издательство: Random HouseГод: 1957 Формат: pdf Размер: 7 Mb Язык: английскийWhen we converse or write we wish to be understood and revered. we wish to express our that means and we wish to do it in a fashion that would command admiration. to complete those ends we needs to recognize the meanings of phrases, their particular meanings and their connotations, implications and overtones, and we needs to understand how to mix phrases successfully into sentences.A dictionary can assist us to appreciate the which means of a be aware. however the in basic terms strategy to comprehend a be aware totally is to determine it in use in as many contexts as attainable. which means someone who desires to increase his vocabulary needs to learn very much and needs to ensure that he is aware what he reads... rapidshare zero 1 2 three four five

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This word form is very popular today. It is seen in the most respectable places and is therefore acceptable current English. But it should be recognized that and/or is a legalism, equivalent to each and every, all and sundry, that it is commonly used in non-legal English where the simple word or would carry exactly the same meaning, and that when it is; used in this way it is verbiage and not evidence of the precise thinker. In most sentences the meaning of two words joined by or includes the meaning of those: same two words joined by and.

Since an anticlimax must come after the climax (otherwise the climax would be the climax still, though possibly impaired), it consists of a ludicrous descent when the rhythm or the sense or the development of the action leads the listener or the reader to expect a continued ascent. Of course, whether something is a climax or an anticlimax depends on the values of the one who judges it. Thus when an enthusiastic Scotch bard apostrophized one Dalhousie, a warrior, as the great God of War,/ LieutenantColonel to the Earl of Mar, the order of titles seems to one unfamiliar with the Earl of Mar to be improper.

57, said: My decided preference is for the fourth and last of these alternatives. although. See though. altogether; all together. Altogether is an adverb meaning wholly, entirely, completely (He was altogether in the wrong), or in all (Altogether there were six of us) or on the whole (Altogether, it’s just as well you didn’t argue with him). All together means that the members of a group are or were or will be gathered together in one place (I have put the bolts all together in the lower drawer.

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