colloquialism

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This is why the proposal to introduce the colloquial language was perceived as being misplaced.
Poets who use more traditional, metaphoric language like Italy's Valerio Magrelli, Sweden's Hakan Sandell, and Ireland's Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill are presented alongside those who use a more literal, colloquial language, like Romania's Simona Popescu or Ukrainian poet Yuri Andrukhovych (see WLT, September 2005, 24-32).
Pupils are increasingly communicating through colloquial language in the classroom, with some teachers accepting this as the norm.
VTS even goes beyond traditional automated speech software to recognize colloquial language, dialects and accents.
If colloquial language that refers to intentional states is not allowed, then what technical terms should be used?
Accents and colloquial language can, of course, be a problem.
The poet's enthusiasm for wordplay and his exuberant use of both learned and colloquial language show he was an optimist, despite the real and repeated hardships in his personal and professional life.
First up was young comedian Chris Ramsey and his use of colloquial language during his various sketches elicited large laughs from the crowd.
This fact seriously undermines the validity of his argument that the biblical context suggests such associations to the extent that they have entered colloquial language.
TEXTS THAT RELY ON VERNACULAR OR COLLOQUIAL LANGUAGE
the colloquial language is more natural than other registers.
McLaren points out that the colloquial language did not become the language of the written literature until the Ming period (1368-1644) and that the stories in this collection are also among the earliest examples of realistic fiction in China, despite their strong moral and didactic purpose.