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Content material: 1. American spoken right here -- English understood -- 2. Proverbs, slogans, and aphorisms -- three. renowned American expressions -- four. Proverbial commentaries -- five. Similes and metaphors indicating extremes -- 6. American slang and colloquialisms -- 7. British vs. American English (and vice versa) -- eight. around the world English -- nine. overseas phrases and words often utilized in English -- 10. universal American criminal phrases -- eleven. universal American scientific phrases -- 12. company colloquialisms, slang and acronyms -- thirteen. Acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms -- 14. Acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms within the machine, web and communications industries -- 15. From the place do you hail? -- sixteen. For the emblem minded

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Never mind that the English version is only two syllables longer. The Latin is three words, the all-powerful te flanked by death (morituri) and ceremony (salutant), the flanking words compact, massive and gladiatorial. A closer look at the English, however, reveals it to be different, but not disappointing. ” As in the Latin, but differently balanced, the ceremony and courage transcend the death. But not even the Latin can compare to the immediacy of the English “about to” tense, a tense that is not discussed in grammar books, precisely because our English descriptive grammar evolved from a Latin that had no analogue for it.

Good reputation is more valuable than money, A. LT. Selfexplanatory. A good name is a valuable asset, harder to achieve than wealth or success. Good (all) things come to those who wait. LT. Self-explanatory. (=) Patience is a virtue. Government is best which governs least. LT. Too strong a government results in loss of liberty. Grass is always greener on the other side of the fence (hedge), The. We always think that others are doing better than we are. (=) The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest.

Possession is of greater value than promises or possibilities. (=) Bread today is better than cake tomorrow. Take thou the cash and let the credit go. : It. Meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani. } Ja. Asuno hyakuyori kyôno gojû. } La. Ad praesens ova 48 American English Compendium crass pullis sunt meliora. } Sp. Mejor un pájaro en la mano que un buitre volando. } Birds of a feather flock together. Like attracts like; people of similar tastes, background, ethnicity, or religion for the most part associate with each other.

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