colloquialism


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This column is intended to share some colloquialisms with the hope that these will prompt further conversation and even serve as an "ice-breaker" for you in a given situation.
We have a colloquialism here that states one can't compare apples and oranges.
Suarez (right) will claim that the row blew up over his use of the South American colloquialism "negrito" and that the word has no racist overtones.
Interestingly, the name Pimmies, which is seen as a nickname or colloquialism, is not regarded as an infringement of "intellectual property rights", said Pimblett administrators KPMG Restructuring.
Gitanjali (Song Offerings), Gora (Fair-Faced), and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) are his best-known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and contemplation.
In this programme, Dannsa - which we presume is Gaelic for dance, although it works in west coast colloquialism too ("ya dancer
For example, Coca Cola tried unsuccessfully to register the Kiwi colloquialism "Sweet as", but Mars Bars did it successfully, in relation to their products.
The Price of Sacrifice is presented in a simplified Classic Arabic, which will introduce an educational message to new generations far away from colloquialism.
Sandra (0151-Representatives from theNYC Liverpool Supporters branch were not offended by the banner and indicated that far frombeing racist, the term Yank is actually used as a colloquialism.
Some people say Madge is a colloquialism for a boring middle-aged housewife while others say it is short for Her Majesty.
Some 880,000 viewers have flocked to see the film, whose title is a play on the ghetto colloquialism "your mother", in the two weeks since its release.
The US Army colloquialism for white phosphorous is 'willie pete'; normally associated with grenades and flares.