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Telling it Straight: A Comparison of Selected English and Polish Idioms From the Semantic Field of Speaking

English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. PSF = Głowińska, Katarzyna PWNOP = Linde-Usiekniewicz, Jadwiga (ed.) Sinclair, John (ed.) 1995 Collins COBUILD English dictionary. (2 nd edition.) London: HarperCollins. Sinclair, John (ed.) 2002 Collins COBUILD idioms dictionary. (2 nd edition.) Glasgow: HarperCollins. SSJP = Szymczak, Mieczysław (ed.) Summers, Della (ed.) 1995 Longman dictionary of

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Arab Efl Learners’ Acquisition of Verbs of Senses


This study attempts to explore the difficulties that Arab EFL learners of English encounter in the use of five verbs of senses when used as copulas, main verbs, main verbs with a metaphorical use, and as parts of idioms. A questionnaire consisting of three parts was specially designed to elicit the necessary data for this study at the levels of recognition and production. The subjects of the study were 30 randomly selected senior English major university students. The results of the study show that the students encountered tangible difficulties in using the five target verbs. A hierarchy of difficulty was established and the main causes of the problem were identified.

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The Representation of Francoist Spain by Two British Women Travel Writers

blessings of a good thick skirt. London: Flamingo. Said, Edward. [1978] 1995. Orientalism. London: Penguin. Smith, Sidonie. 2001. Moving lives: Twentieth century women’s travel writing. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Thompson, Carl. 2012. Travel writing. (The New Critical Idiom.) London: Routledge.

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Lexical Borrowings and Calques From African American Slang in Polish Youth Slang – A Study Based on A Selected Internet Forum

2000 Spoken soul: The story of Black English. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Smith, Connie Chic 2012 From the margins to the center: African American English Vernacular in mainstream America, 1995-2010. [Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Howard University.] Smitherman, Geneva 1973 “The power of rap: The Black idiom and the new Black poetry”, Twentieth Century Literature 19: 259-274. 1974 “Soul’n Style”, The English Journal 63: 16-17. 2000 Black Talk: Words and phrases from the Hood to the Amen Corner . Revised Edition. Boston & New

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Continuity and Change in the (New) Kosciuszko Foundation Dictionary

. Telling it straight: A comparison of selected English and Polish idioms from the semantic field of speaking. Studia Anglica Posnaniensia 46.1. 71-93. Wojciechowska, Sylwia. 2012. Conceptual metonymy and lexicographic representation. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag.

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Long Lexical Bundles and Standardisation in Historical Legal Texts

and the development of Scots law”, Law and History Review 4/2: 403-422. Mellinkoff, David 1963 The language of the law . Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company. Meurman-Solin, Anneli 2000 “Change from above or from below? Mapping the loci of linguistic change in the history of Scottish English”, in: Laura Wright (ed.), 155-170. Millar, Robert McColl 2005 Language, nation and power . Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Moon, Rosamund 1998 Fixed expressions and idioms in English . Oxford: Clarendon

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