By Marvin Rubinstein
Content material: 1. American spoken the following -- English understood -- 2. Proverbs, slogans, and aphorisms -- three. well known American expressions -- four. Proverbial commentaries -- five. Similes and metaphors indicating extremes -- 6. American slang and colloquialisms -- 7. British vs. American English (and vice versa) -- eight. all over the world English -- nine. international phrases and words usually utilized in English -- 10. universal American criminal phrases -- eleven. universal American scientific phrases -- 12. company colloquialisms, slang and acronyms -- thirteen. Acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms -- 14. Acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms within the computing device, net and communications industries -- 15. From the place do you hail? -- sixteen. For the emblem minded
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In today’s American English, hundreds (perhaps thousands) of 32 American English Compendium these noun-to-verb conversions exist. In addition, nouns can also be used as adjectives. Adjectives, in turn, are sometimes used as adverbs. This new flexibility certainly provides a richer language, but it also provides headaches to translators, interpreters, and those learning English as a second language. Let us look at some examples. When you chair a meeting, this is defined as acting as a chairman or chairwoman.
LT acceptable. There is no need for excesses. (=) Show moderation in all things. : Fr. La modération est la santé de l’âme. } Eternal vigilance is the price of freedom. For the nation or the individual, maintaining freedom is a constant battle; there are always people who are eager to limit or erase freedom. Even a worm will turn. Eventually, even the quiet and modest will strike back if continually abused. : Ko. Sungnan goyangyi bum do munda. } Every cloud has a silver lining. There is a bright side to even the 56 American English Compendium most gloomy situation.
Brevity is the soul of wit. ) A brief, pithy comment is more likely to express an idea clearly. : Ja. Heta no naga-dangi. } Business before pleasure. LT. When facing a choice between gainful activities and entertainment, one should do what must be done before doing what he wants to do. Calm waters do not a sailor make. Easy situations teach no lessons; problem-solving leads to expertise. (=) Experience is the best teacher. : He. Eretz Yisrael niknet b’yisurin. } Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.
21st century american english compendium : a portable guide to the idiosyncrasies, subtleties, technical jargon, and conventional wisdom of american english by Marvin Rubinstein