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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: A Practical Guide for Translators
Subtitle: Fourth Edition
Written By: Geoffrey Samuelsson-Brown
Series Title: Topics in Translation

This is the Fourth revised edition of the best-selling A Practical Guide for Translators. It looks at the profession of translator on the basis of developments over the last few years and encourages both practitioners and buyers of translation services to view translation as a highly-qualified, skilled profession and not just a cost-led word mill.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597309
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208
Prices: U.S. $ 79.95
U.K. £ 49.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597295
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208
Prices: U.S. $ 29.95
U.S. $ 16.95