colloquial


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in the style of conversation

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characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation

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The only exception seems to be for "excerpts of literary works that are written originally in" colloquial, although one assumes they shouldn't be the sort of excerpts that raise anyone's blood pressure .
This article examines how postwar Australian women's magazines, particularly New Idea, promoted a modern ideal of Australian femininity through the use of colloquial language.
She said she had not encountered a children's book in colloquial Arabic before.
This is why the proposal to introduce the colloquial language was perceived as being misplaced.
The idiomatic and colloquial expressions are a mixture of American and Jamaican expressions which she finds fascinating and seem to express things in a manner that formal English does not capture.
The activity seemed to be especially helpful to those who think colloquial Arabic is more difficult than classical because of the apparent lack of rules.
But "Tongzhi", in colloquial Chinese the equivalent of "gay" as in "homosexual", has been exculded.
So, perhaps those workers who have lost a place within Hades, or who are travelling on the road to some colloquial Dante's Inferno, have been released from the stigma of working in such an insidious working environment, and are now free to put their talents to better use.
Based in one of the busiest custody suites in the country (Gillingham in Kent, to be precise) it's home to the colloquial phrase "Chatham Pocket", which is apparently where people keep all those important items they can't be without during 24 hours in police custody.
Mewburn's colloquial language use helped make the characters come alive and kept the story moving, creating suspense.
The OTT colloquial Scots vocals are a trend that will hopefully end soon.
Summary: Standard, rather than colloquial dialects, will do more to integrate and enhance Arabic language online presence, expert says.
It is also written in the style Precious talks - littered with swearwords, colloquial language and slang.
Traces of colloquial Arabic in loanwords in Indonesian.
In Yemen, it is called humaini, popular or colloquial poetry.