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of words so related that one contrasts with the other

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strikingly different

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syntactically establishing a relation of contrast between sentences or elements of a sentence

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Although a contrastive analysis of speech sounds in isolation between two languages as presented above is a good starting point, the manner in which sounds behave in connection with one another is essential to the acquisition of fully idiomatic pronunciation.
Contrastive Rhetoric began as a tool toward this end in Robert Kaplan's essay "Cultural Thought Patterns in Inter-cultural Education" (1966).
The author sets out the direction of further research as well: a) the utilization of the results in teaching Saami as a foreign language, b) a contrastive Saami-Finnish course book and grammar, c) clarification of the proportionate and affective functions of the recurring infinitives, d) the Saami equivalents of the so called colorative structure in Finnish (fi Matti kavella horjuu Matti staggers (to walk) ~ lp Mahtte vazza suoibu) (cf.
257 he states that "Unlike Kiss (1998), we would like to claim that contrastive focus can also be represented by non-cleft instances like (7)
We also show that numerous contrastive conditions of the existing literature enjoy the format of our newly introduced implicit function besides admitting several new and natural contrastive conditions.
Now experimental projects are being mounted to study the role and relevance of translation in error analysis, contrastive analysis, discourse analysis, designing bridge courses for college freshmen and so forth.
In any event, new comparative and contrastive studies in the proper context prove mutually rewarding for students of (Rabbinic) Judaism and contemporary traditions, religions, and cultures.
This is illustrated in (2) which shows the prompts for the three types of readings: 1) broad focus (2a), 2) contrastive narrow focus (2b) and 3) narrow focus as a response to a question asking for new information (2c).
Finally, the short early modern section is neatly balanced with two contrastive articles.
In contrast to previous analyses, we argue that the several interpretations of enclitic -mm in discourse are due to different context-dependent readings of its single function, namely as contrastive focus marker.
Zigante makes some minor changes and fingering suggestions from the edition guitarists have relied on all these years, including the use of different-sized notes to indicate a contrastive emphasis between melody and harmony (a device Villa-Lobos also used in his piano piece Rudepoema).
En esta misma linea de trabajo, Beatriz Mendez Cendon en el articulo titulado Medical Language Collocations: An English-Spanish Contrastive Analysis In Medical Research Papers realiza un estudio de corte descriptivo que pretende identificar, analizar y clasificar determinadas colocaciones fraseologicas propias de los articulos de investigacion medicos en ambas lenguas.
Then, in an account of the melodic treatment of text, I show how a preoccupation with contrastive melodic contours ultimately also serves to create an inductive space and contributes to this relationship.
In addition to these less representative foci, other prominent elements which do occur more commonly in initial position are contrastive topics, as we shall see in the following section.