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in the style of conversation

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characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation

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###(Commercial or colloquial name: 'pink champagne'- 2-AI);
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.
"It's recognized now that while Fusha is quite useful if you have to do research, and yes it's the universal language, it might not be that useful for people who want to speak to family members or who want to do human research, or journalism or social work," said Aliya Saidi, who said that colloquial started appearing in earnest in Arabic language curricula about 10 years ago.
The types of colloquial Persian used in some of the chapters merit clarification.
Each day, students receive six hours of classroom instruction in MSA, in which Colloquial Lebanese Arabic is integrated.
The acute controversy surrounding the possible introduction of the colloquial language in preliminary schools in Morocco has retreated but is not yet over.
The poet born in 1929 is being honoured for his verse written in colloquial Egyptian that has inspired the Arabic-speaking world for more than three generations.
Louis tackles the collective problems of modern Native American culture together with his individual demons in this collection of colloquial, earthy poems.
has published Reflections from the Heart: A Collection of Poetic, Idiomatic & Colloquial Expressions by Jan Codling.
When you hear a group of Europeans sing in colloquial Arabic, you do not expect it to be good.
A project run by the agency with the help of a Cardiff University academic has amassed more than 8,000 colloquial or "vernacular" place names, a host of which are from Wales.
It teaches skills in formal and colloquial Arabic, including reading, listening, speaking, writing, and cultural knowledge, and covers colloquial and formal/written Arabic alike.
Most accounts of the 1919 Egyptian Revolution against British rule attribute the effort to the European-educated elite and their abstract notions of freedom and nation, but Fahmy (modern Middle East history, Cornell U.) argues that in fact it was ordinary Egyptians who led the struggle with songs and other forms of popular culture in colloquial Egyptian.