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The longevity of these colloquialisms and their environmental health connections is testament to the importance of our work.
I'm all for making things more accessible, but peppering the autocue with colloquialisms made the presenters sound like they were trying too hard to get down with the kids.
Nanny will be affectionately remembered for her colorful colloquialisms, fastidious cleaning, and her devotion to her family.
Since many of the terms used are British colloquialisms, a glossary is included at the end.
But we have a teacher who comes in from Newcastle University to help with colloquialisms and pronunciation.
A plus: This site also acknowledges the various nuances of language with a section dedicated to slang and colloquialisms.
One of his pet peeves was reporters and editors who didn't take the time to clarify (or delete) the malapropisms and colloquialisms that occasionally made their way into the reporter's copy.
Changes in languages, dialects, accents, colloquialisms and noise-levels can now all be altered by end users, rather than by software developers.
A significant and informative reference for studying the English language, American English Compendium provides readers with an understanding and history of quotes, common proverbs, slogans aphorisms, colloquialisms, medical terms, acronyms, abbreviations and much more.
A certain maturity is also required to appreciate Felsenfeld's unusual writing style; the text is sprinkled not only with eloquent words such as "detumescence" and "demode," but also with such shocking colloquialisms as "ain't" and "piss.
Comprehension is made more difficult because the script is steeped in colloquialisms and an antiquated seafaring idiom.
Writing wry with wit and a clever vocabulary, Odhiambo offers prose that is as in touch with hip-hop's language as it is with British colloquialisms.
Dictionary definitions give a general set of accepted usages of a word, but nuances, subtle variations and colloquialisms may be understood only 'in play'.
ESOL students need more vocabulary-building and more lessons on colloquialisms.
I hope we, in this country, never lose the fascinating accents and colloquialisms for which we are renowned throughout the world.