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A collection of colloquial phrases

on every topic necessary to maintain conversation ; arranged under different heads ; with numerous remarks on the peculiar pronunciation and use of various words ... to facilitate the acquisition of a correct pronunciation of the French

by Antoine Bolmar

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Published by Lea & Blanchard in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A. Bolmar
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPC2121 .B7 1850
The Physical Object
Paginationix, [3]-208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24467589M
LC Control Number34022613
OCLC/WorldCa9344454

colloquialism (kə-lō′kwē-ə-lĭz′əm) n. 1. Colloquial style or quality. 2. A colloquial expression. colloquialism (kəˈləʊkwɪəˌlɪzəm) n 1. (Linguistics) a word or phrase appropriate to conversation and other informal situations 2. (Linguistics) the use of colloquial words and phrases . Get this from a library! A collection of colloquial phrases: on every topic necessary to maintain conversation, arranged under different heads, with numerous remarks on the peculiar pronunciation and use of various words, the whole so disposed as considerably to facilitate the acquisition of a correct pronunciation of the French. [A Bolmar].

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