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It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches by Orin Hargraves
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It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches by Orin HargravesIt's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches by Orin Hargraves

Careful writers and speakers agree that clichés are generally to be avoided. However, nearly all of us continue to use them. Why do they persist in our language?

Concise and lively, It's Been Said Before serves as a guide to the most overused phrases in the English language -- and to phrases that are used exactly as often as they should be.

 
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Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time
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Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical TimeFutures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time

In these fifteen essays, one Of Germany's most distinguished philosophers of history invokes an extraordinary array of witnesses and texts to explore the concept of historical time. The witnesses include politicians, philosophers, theologians, and poets, and the texts range from Renaissance paintings to the dreams of German citizens in the 1930s. Using these remarkable materials, Koselleck investigates the relationship of history to language, and of language to the deeper movements of human understanding. Reviewers noted at the time the manner in which Koselleck played upon concepts of time and space in the construction of historical meaning.

 
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Быстрое изучение языков или Путеводитель Сусанина. Секретные стратегии полиглотов
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Быстрое изучение языков или Путеводитель Сусанина. Секретные стратегии полиглотовБыстрое изучение языков или Путеводитель Сусанина. Секретные стратегии полиглотов

В книге в легкой и доступной форме рассказывается, как учить языки, двигаясь от необходимых знаний и умений к достаточным и (при желании) избыточным. Даются практические советы, реально работающие стратегии и идеи
 
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The Empty Envelope (A to Z Mysteries)
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The Empty Envelope (A to Z Mysteries)The Empty Envelope (A to Z Mysteries)

Age 6-9 years

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
E is for Envelope...

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The Falcon's Feathers (A to Z Mysteries)
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The Falcon's Feathers (A to Z Mysteries)The Falcon's Feathers (A to Z Mysteries)

Age 6-9 years

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
F is for Falcon...

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The Goose's Gold (A to Z Mysteries)
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The Goose's Gold (A to Z Mysteries)The Goose's Gold (A to Z Mysteries)

Age 6-9 years

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
G is for Gold...

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Translation Criticism- Potentials and Limitations Categories and Criteria for Translation Quality Assessment
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Translation Criticism- Potentials and Limitations Categories and Criteria for Translation Quality AssessmentTranslation Criticism- Potentials and Limitations Categories and Criteria for Translation Quality AssessmentKatharina Reiss's now classic contribution to Translation Studies, Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Übersetzungskritik: Kategorien und Kriteren für eine sachgerechte Beurteilung von Übersetzungen, first appeared in 1971. This is the first English translation of this major work, allowing students and practitioners of translation in the English-speaking world to make more extensive use of Reiss's pioneering treatment of a central theme in translation: how to develop reliable criteria for the systematic evaluation of translations.


 
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