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Segment deletion, or syncope, is a related accommodation of colloquial speech, generally to be avoided lyrically:
Besides replacing the modified words with 'correct' and 'standard' words in the religious sphere, another significant phenomenon in contemporary colloquial speech of Chinese Muslims is the integration of colloquial Arabic words.
He said much of the fundamental Welsh that learners are taught initially is never really used in colloquial speech.
Covensky's poetry yields arresting and original images, wit, ingenuity, dexterous use of colloquial speech, a liking for paradox, and an intellectual touch.
Cohen captures beautifully the flow of colloquial speech, the associative shifts within the minds of the characters, and also the details of the blooming landscape of northern Israel through which Avram and Ora find their way.
But this eye witness is in a privileged position to sketch the active distancing of the Indonesian intelligentsia, who pretend to be untainted by ethnic prejudice, from the lower class of Indos living a city kampung life, keeping to their own colloquial speech and music.
In popular Egyptian colloquial speech, one says about someone that they are "living with themselves", meaning that they care only about their own affairs and do not concern themselves with others, even if they are connected to them in one way or another, or have an influence on their lives.
They are recognized for capturing la jerga, Guatemalan colloquial speech and dialect.
Brutally frank and often obscene, Bukowski was a heavy drinker who wrote poems that rely on the musicality of colloquial speech, instead of rhyming meter.
In this short poem, the rhythms of colloquial speech are deftly deployed against full rhymes and half-rhymes ("bar/beer, hours/bars") giving the poem the punch of a holiday postcard.
The girls are expected to walk gracefully, dance Mozart's minuet from Don Giovanni, and avoid colloquial speech.
While this will surely appeal to a small subset of readers, the lengthy dance descriptions, slight plot, and colloquial speech will deter many.