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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: Feste Wortverbindungen und Lexikographie [Fixed Word Combinations and Lexicography]
Subtitle: Kolloquium zur Lexikographie und Wörterbuchforschung
Edited By: Peter Durco
Series Title: Lexicographica. Series Maior / Supplementbände zum Internationalen Jahrbuch für Lexikographie Bd 138

The contributions of this book deal with the problem of fixed word combinations
beginning with collocations to idiomatic and/or phraseological units from a
lexicological contrastive and corpus linguistic perspective. The focus is on the
problem of collocation lexicography. Two articles deal with the problem of how to
translate fixed word combinations. The contrastive studies refer to the language
combinations German - Slovakian, German - Bulgarian, German - Russian and
English - Slovenian.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Contrastive Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Bulgarian
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110234060
Pages: 180
Prices: Europe EURO 79.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110234053
Pages: 180
Prices: Europe EURO 79.95