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 show our which means and we wish to do it in a fashion that might command admiration. to complete those ends we needs to be aware of the meanings of phrases, their particular meanings and their connotations, implications and overtones, and we needs to know the way to mix phrases successfully into sentences.A dictionary can assist us to appreciate the which means of a notice. however the in basic terms approach to comprehend a observe 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 knows what he reads... rapidshare zero 1 2 three four five
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A female albino used to be called an albiness, but the word has fallen into disuse. Sex distinctions have nothing to do with albinism. albumen; albumin. Albumen is the white of an egg. Albumin is a biochemical term for any of a class of water-soluble proteins. The chemical term is sometimes spelled albumen, but the white of an egg is never spelled albumin. alcoholic. See drunkard. alga. The plural is algae. alias means another. The legal term alias dictus, of which the common term is an abbreviation, means called at another time or place.
Alternately means the coming of things of two kinds one after the other (The black and white squares on a checker board are arranged alternately), or turn and turn about (We work our shifts sively American but anyone who wants to use it is correct in doing so. However, the masculine applies to all former students in general alternately). alternatives. Some people feel that alternative means “one of two” and that it should never be used in any other sense. 57, said: My decided preference is for the fourth and last of these alternatives.
Alright. See all right. altercation; fight. An altercation is a fierce dispute, a contentious debate (A judicious reader looks for arguments und loathes altercations), have a special designation and the feminine form, alumna, with the plural alumnae was adopted (She is an alumna of Wilson College, but it is a verbal encounter. It may easily lead to a fight, or physical encounter, but it isn’t one. To say In the altercation noses were bloodied and eyes were blackened is to misuse the word, though it may be done humorously.
A Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage by Evans B., Evans C.