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Inglés médico
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Inglés médicoInglés médico

For speakers of Spanish. Bilingual Spanish - English list of common sentences at a medical practice.
 
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The Play of Words: Fun & Games for Language Lovers
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The Play of Words: Fun & Games for Language LoversThe Play of Words: Fun & Games for Language Lovers

Do you know the connection between the expression A HARROWING EXPERIENCE and agriculture, between BY AND LARGE and sailing, between GET YOUR GOAT and horses, or between STEAL YOUR THUNDER and show business?
 
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Building Vocabulary Skills
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Building Vocabulary SkillsBuilding Vocabulary Skills

Introduces 300 essential words and word parts that are needed for general reading comprehension in high school and college.
 
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Words, Meaning and Vocabulary 1st Edition: An Introduction to Modern English Lexicology
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Words, Meaning and Vocabulary 1st Edition: An Introduction to Modern English LexicologyWords, Meaning and Vocabulary 1st Edition: An Introduction to Modern English Lexicology

This textbook is a systematic and accessible introduction to the lexicology of modern English. Lexicology is the branch of linguistics that studies all aspects of the vocabulary of a particular language. The book provides an account of the sources of modern English words and studies the development of vocabulary over time.
 
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User's Guide for the Oxford English Dictionary
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User's Guide for the Oxford English Dictionary

A User's Guide to the Oxford English Dictionary has been provided to help you make full use of the Dictionary's many features. It is both a source of general information about the Dictionary and a key to the structure of specific entries. This Guide provides a detailed account of the conventions and organization of the Dictionary text. It gives an analysis of the components of a typical entry: pronunciation; part of speech, labels indicating, for example, the region in which a word arose or the discipine in which it is used; variates,; etymology; the definition itself; and the suportung quotations. There is a also a section on special types of entries, such as acronyms, abbreviations, and proper names.
 
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Getting Your Words' Worth
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Getting Your Words' Worth

Discovering and enjoying phantonyms, gramograms, anagrams and other fascinating word phenomena. Fans of Anguished English and Get Thee to a Punnery will revel in the pages of this rich collection of linguistic acrobatics like palindromes and other fun word combinations, by the authors of The Right Words.
 
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Just Ask Mr. Wordwizard
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Just Ask Mr. Wordwizard

Employs a lively question-and-answer format to illumine the origins of common words, the excesses of sports journalism, the most overused expressions, the advertising arsenal of adjectives, and other persnickety language matters.
 
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