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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: Using German Synonyms
Written By: Martin Durrell

This book, designed for students who have already developed a basic
competence in German, aims to broaden and improve their vocabulary and is
invaluable as a guide to finding the right word for the context. It
provides detailed information on groups of German words with related
meanings, including examples of usage, English glosses, and regional
variations. There are two indexes allowing users quickly to locate words in
German or English. The book is an essential reference for intermediate and
advanced students as well as teachers and other professional linguists
seeking access to the finer nuances of the German language.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): German
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