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By Carl Darling Buck

Originally released in 1949 and showing now for the 1st time in a paperbound variation, Buck's Dictionary continues to be an quintessential device for diachronic research of the Indo-European languages. prepared in response to the that means of phrases, the paintings comprises greater than 1,000 groupings of synonyms from the critical Indo-European languages. greenback first tabulates the phrases describing a selected proposal after which discusses their etymological and semantic background, tracing adjustments in that means of the foundation phrases in addition to providing instances indicating which of the older types were changed by way of expressions of colloquial or overseas origin.

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Lo declararon culpable de homicidio a sangre fria. 4. Robar es un delito. Crime significa delito o delincuencia. No significa crimen = asesinato, que se traduce por murder. Wrong He likes eating crude carrots. El objeto de estudio de la biologfa son los seres vivos. Son unos animal itos muy simpSticos. No encontraron ser viviente en el pueblo abandonado. Examples A cube has six surfaces. What is the cube of five? Un cubo tiene seis caras. CuSnto es cinco al cubo? Exercises 1. Le echrj un cubo de agua.

You can use the big carton to pack things in. Je gusta este zumo? He traido dos cartones. Puedes utilizar la caja de cartdn grande para empaquetar cosas. Exercises 1. El carton es un material que puede reciclarse para volverse a usar. 2. ^Puedes comprar dos cartones de huevos? 3. Pusieron el gatito en una caja de cart6n. cask Wrong Right Protect yourself Protect yourself from falling objects by wearing a safety cask. from falling objects by wearing a safety helmet. Comment Cask significa tonel, barril.

Her new play is witty and original. La obra es una comedia pero tiene elementos de tragedia. Su nueva comedia es chispeante y original. Exercises 1. Su conducta exagerada no es mas que comedia para ocultar su timidez. 2. No hagas tanta comedia. 3. Su dolor de cabeza es pura comedia, solo quiere llamar la atencidn. commercial • Examples Right They show far too many commercials on TV. It is not good commercial practice. This commercial has been shown on TV many times. No es una practice comercial recomendable.

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