1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary.pdf

1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary

Joseph Piercy

The Oxford English Dictionary contains 175,000 words in common usage and yet linguists estimate that a vocabulary of 3,000 is sufficient to cover ninety-five per cent of common usage in speech and print. 

Where have all those other words gone? 

The English language is a giant sponge, absorbing words from a multitude of different languages and cultures and yet it seems speakers of English are indolent at accessing the rich resources at our disposal. 

1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary aims to ameliorate this issue by providing a fascinating lexicography to boost your word power. Alongside the elegant and archaic words are discussions of malapropisms and solecisms, words for which meaning has changed over time and words that have meanings often contrary to their common usage (and abusage). Each entry contains outlines of word origins, examples in context and a wealth of word related trivia. 

1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary will help word lovers flaunt their prolixity without flouting the rules that govern correct meaning.

Jul 25, 2017 ... Here are four things she recommends you do to help expand your vocabulary. Play With Language Like A Child. “Word games help build ...

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Sofi Voighua

“1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary, Edition 2018” nhằm cải thiện vấn đề này bằng cách cung cấp một từ điển hấp dẫn để tăng sức mạnh từ của bạn. Bên cạnh các từ thanh lịch và cổ xưa là các cuộc thảo luận về dị tật và thuyết pháp, các từ có nghĩa đã thay đổi theo thời gian và các từ có nghĩa thường trái với cách sử dụng phổ biến (và lạm dụng).

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Mattio Mazios

Dec 19, 2016 ... As an adult English speaker, you're expected to have an extensive vocabulary that includes some words that are seldom used in ...

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Noe Schulzzo

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Jason Statham

‎Show Espresso English Podcast, Ep Learn 36 compound words to expand your vocabulary - Jun 10, 2020 ‎Today I'm sending you a special class all about compound words! Compound words are when two or more words are put together to form a new word with a new meaning - like notebook, mother-in … 10.01.2021

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Jessica Kolhmann

Each entry contains outlines of word origins, examples in context and a wealth of word related trivia. 1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary will help word lovers flaunt their prolixity without flouting...