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Words that Sell, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Thesaurus to H...
by Richard Bayan

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Language

English

Pages

161

Publication Date

April 05, 2006

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<p><b>More than 6,000 words and phrases that make the difference between "yadda-yadda-yadda" and copy that sells</b></p> <p>Looking for a better way to say "authentic?" <i>Words That Sell</i> gives you 57 alternatives. How about "appealing?" Take your pick from 76 synonyms. You'll even find more than 100 variations on "exciting." Fully updated and expanded, this edition of the copywriting classic is packed with inspiration-on-demand for busy professionals who need to win customers--by mail, online, or in person.</p> <ul> <li>More than 75 lists of powerful and persuasive words and phrases, including 21 new lists for this edition</li> <li>Cross-referencing of categories to jump-start creative thinking</li> <li>A crash course in basic copywriting techniques</li> <li>Helpful lists of commonly misspelled words, confusing words, pretentious phrases to avoid, and more</li> </ul> <p><i>Roget's</i> is fine for writing term papers and letters to the editor, but when it comes to the business of writing copy that translates into sales, there is no substitute for <i>Words That Sell</i>.</p> <p><b>Find the perfect words and phrases to win over customers</b></p> <p><b>Grabbers that get attention:</b><br /><br />No-risk offer * One day only! * No strings attached! * What have you got to lose? * All the right ingredients * Inside information * Do you enjoy...? * Leap into...</p> <p><b>Descriptions and benefits that create appeal:</b><br /><br />Irresistible * winning * zesty * huggable * satisfying * You'll fall in love with...* Your ticket to... * king-size * Gives you the power * baby-soft *</p> <p><b>Clinchers to win over your customer:</b><br /><br />Reap the benefits today * Don't miss out! * No risk now, no risk later! * You can do it!* You be the judge * Send for our free catalog * 100% satisfaction guarantee</p> <p><b>Special strategies that seal the deal:</b><br /><br />Five-star quality * You're worth it * Don't fall for... * We make life easier * You're one of a select few... * discriminating * Your thoughtful gift</p>
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries
by Kory Stamper

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Language

English

Pages

286

Publication Date

March 14, 2017

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<i>鈥淲e think of English as a fortress to be defended, but a better analogy is to think of English as a child. We love and nurture it into being, and once it gains gross motor skills, it starts going exactly where we don鈥檛 want it to go: it heads right for the goddamned electrical sockets.鈥?lt;/i><br /> <i>聽</i><br /> With wit and irreverence, lexicographer Kory Stamper cracks open the obsessive world of dictionary writing, from the agonizing decisions about what to define and how to do it to the knotty questions of ever-changing word usage. <br /> 聽<br /> Filled with fun facts鈥攆or example, the first documented usage of 鈥淥MG鈥?was in a letter to Winston Churchill鈥攁nd Stamper鈥檚 own stories from the linguistic front lines (including how she became America鈥檚 foremost 鈥渋rregardless鈥?apologist, despite loathing the word), <i>Word by Word</i> is an endlessly entertaining look at the wonderful complexities and eccentricities of the English language.
HarperCollins Spanish-English College Dictionary (Spanish College...
by HarperCollins Publishers

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Language

Spanish

Pages

4113

Publication Date

December 19, 2013

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Featuring over 255,000 references and translations, this single-direction Spanish to English dictionary allows you to look up words instantly while reading on your Kindle*. Revised and updated to cover all the latest vocabulary, the seventh edition of HarperCollins Spanish-English College Dictionary is an ideal e-reading companion for intermediate to advanced learners. It draws on Collins鈥?unique databases of Spanish and English to ensure that you have the most complete and accurate picture of real language available today.<br /><br />鈥?Set this book as your Kindle's default dictionary*, and you can look up words without interrupting your reading experience. Simply move the cursor in front of a Spanish word, and a quick English translation will pop up on screen. <br /><br />鈥?For more detailed study needs, open the dictionary and type in a word to view the full range of translations and idiomatic expressions offered. <br /><br />鈥?Contains all the latest vocabulary from a wide range of fields, with special feature entries about life and culture in Spanish-speaking countries.<br /><br />鈥?Includes more than 255,000 references and translations.<br /><br />鈥?Example sentences, usage information, and detailed translation notes ensure you select the right translation. <br /><br />鈥?Spanish verb entries contain hyperlinks to key verb conjugations.<br /><br />鈥?The in-depth treatment of complex words, practical tips on spoken and written Spanish, and extensive coverage of Latin American Spanish make this dictionary the ideal tool for intermediate to advanced students.<br /><br />鈥?Note that this volume contains the Spanish to English portion of HarperCollins Spanish College Dictionary. For the English to Spanish section, please purchase the companion Vol 1 English-Spanish (ASIN B0052ZQL9W).<br /><br />*Compatible with Kindle Oasis, Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle, Kindle Fire with Fire OS 4.0+, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch, Kindle DX, Kindle for Android (version 4.0+), and Kindle for iPad/iPhone (version 4.0+). Default dictionary feature is not supported on Kindle Fire 1st/2nd generation, Kindle for Mac, or Kindle for PC.
Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape
by Trinity University Press

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Language

English

Pages

492

Publication Date

April 14, 2011

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Published to great acclaim in 2006, the hardcover edition of <em>Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape</em> met with outstanding reviews and strong sales, going into three printings. A language-lover's dream, <em>Home Ground</em> revitalized a descriptive language for the American landscape by combining geography, literature, and folklore in one volume. Now in paperback, this visionary reference is available to an entire new segment of readers. <em>Home Ground</em> brings together 45 poets and writers to create more than 850 original definitions for words that describe our lands and waters. The writers draw from careful research and their own distinctive stylistic, personal, and regional diversity to portray in bright, precise prose the striking complexity of the landscapes we inhabit. <em>Home Ground</em> includes 100 black-and-white line drawings by Molly O鈥橦alloran and an introductory essay by Barry Lopez.
Merriam-Webster's Spanish-English Translation Dictionary, Kindle ...
by Merriam-Webster Inc.

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Language

Spanish

Pages

0

Publication Date

October 01, 2009

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<p>A Spanish to English dictionary perfect for language learners of all skill levels. 40,000 entries and 50,000 translations with new translations and new words and phrases added across a variety of fields including technology, lifestyle, food, and science. Extensive coverage of Latin American Spanish. Pronunciations in International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Special sections include Spanish numbers and abbreviations, Spanish Grammar, and Conjugation of Spanish Verbs. </p><br /><br /><p>Note that this dictionary translates from Spanish to English only. If you wish to look up English words, please purchase the companion volume <i>Merriam-Webster's English-Spanish Translation Dictionary</i>. Compatible with Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle, Kindle Fire with Fire OS 4+, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch, Kindle DX, Kindle for Android (version 4.0+), and Kindle for iPad/iPhone (version 4.0+). Default dictionary feature is not supported on Kindle for Mac, Kindle for PC, or Kindle Fire 1st/2nd generation.</p><br /><br /><p>Un diccionario de espa帽ol a ingl茅s ideal para los aprendices de idiomas de todos los niveles de aptitud. 40,000 entradas y 50,000 traducciones con la adici貿n de traducciones nuevas y palabras y frases nuevas de una variedad de 謾mbitos incluyendo tecnolog鉚a, estilo de vida, comida y las ciencias. Cobertura extensa del espa帽ol latinoamericano. Pronunciaciones seg煤n el Alfabeto Fon茅tico Internacional. Secciones especiales incluyen n煤meros y abreviaturas en espa帽ol, gram謾tica espa帽ola,y conjugaci貿n de verbos en espa帽ol. </p><br /><br /><p>Compatible con Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle, Kindle Fire con Fire OS 4+, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch, Kindle DX, Kindle para Android (versi貿n 4.0+), y Kindle para iPad/iPhone (versi貿n 4.0+). Caracter鉚stica del diccionario predeterminado no soportada en Kindle para Mac, Kindle para PC, ni Kindle Fire 1a/2a generaci貿n.</p>
Let's Speak Korean (with Audio): Learn Over 1,400+ Expressions Qu...
by Fandom Media

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Language

English

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Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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LET'S SPEAK KOREAN w/ AUDIO TRACKS - Learn Over 1,400+ Korean Expressions From 21 Topics Quickly and Easily<br /><br />Just Listen, Repeat, and Learn!<br /><br />Want to learn to speak Korean quickly and easily? Let's Speak Korean is the perfect solution! <br /><br />Whether you are a K-Pop/K-Drama fanatic or just someone trying to pick up some useful expressions before going on a trip to Korea, this book surely will be a great resource!<br /><br />This book contains over 1,400 daily expressions from 21 different topics and situations, and is designed in a way that anyone with no knowledge in Korean can learn and use right away, through simply listening and repeating the expressions. <br /><br />The best part? We've created a dedicated web page with downloadable / streaming audio files where you can listen to each and every expression, recorded by a native Korean speaker/voice actor - you get to hear how each syllable is pronounced, eliminating any unnecessary guesswork. I mean, you don't want to embarrass yourself by saying something that's totally inaccurate, right? It will expedite the learning process and get you up to speed, <br /><br />Not only that, you will find that every expression has a romanized version underneath a corresponding Korean expression, with our unique grammar guide marks which clearly teaches which part means which in a given sentence. With this, you won't be left alone in the dark, wondering where in the world you are.<br /><br />While our goal is to help you learn to speak the expressions without having to study the Korean language itself, we certainly didn't want you to pass up on the opportunity to learn the basic stuff that will come up repeatedly - that's why we are including a dedicated section covering how to read and pronounce Korean alphabet, Hangeul, as well as tips on identifying the structures of Korean sentences. It will help you further understand how Korean language is structured. <br /><br />So, just listen, repeat, and learn and by the time you finish going through the book, you would have learned so much, and be ready to communicate in Korean! <br /><br />Table of Contents<br /><br />Introduction ................ 2<br />How To Read And Pronounce Korean Alphabet ................ 3<br />Basics Of Korean Sentence Structure ................ 7<br />Frequently Used Types Of Korean Sentences ................ 12<br />Tips On Using This Book ................ 13<br /><br />Chapter 1 GREETINGS ................ 14<br />Chapter 2 INTRODUCING ONESELF ................ 19<br />Chapter 3 AT SCHOOL ................ 25<br />Chapter 4 SHOPPING ................ 32<br />Chapter 5 AT THE RESTAURANT ................ 40<br />Chapter 6 AT THE AIRPORT ................ 44<br />Chapter 7 ON THE PLANE ................ 51<br />Chapter 8 VISA & IMMIGRATION ................ 57<br />Chapter 9 TAXI ................ 62<br />Chapter 10 SUBWAY/METRO ................ 68<br />Chapter 11 AT THE HOTEL ................ 74<br />Chapter 12 DIRECTIONS ................ 82<br />Chapter 13 HEALTH / HOSPITAL / PHARMACY ................ 87<br />Chapter 14 TOURIST ATTRACTION ................ 97<br />Chapter 15 WEATHER ................ 102<br />Chapter 16 EMOTIONS ................ 107<br />Chapter 17 AT WORK ................ 113<br />Chapter 18 POLICE STATION ................ 119<br />Chapter 19 FRIENDSHIP ................ 123<br />Chapter 20 DATING/ROMANCE ................ 127<br />Chapter 21 FAMILY ................ 132
A Dictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged in ...
by Samuel Johnson

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Language

English

Pages

5550

Publication Date

June 15, 2011

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Thackeray called Samuel Johnson, simply, 鈥淭he Great Lexicographer鈥? What came to be known as 鈥淛ohnson鈥檚 Dictionary鈥?is both a masterpiece of world literature and a landmark in the history of the English language. This massive work set the standard for all future dictionaries of English, and no single writer other than Shakespeare has contributed more than Johnson to the development of the language. Jane Austen, Thomas Jefferson, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens and Charlotte Bront毛 all used what was known for over a century as 鈥渢he dictionary鈥? while Samuel Taylor Coleridge said he viewed with suspicion any man 鈥渨ho should speak of it without respect and gratitude鈥? Robert Browning read it 鈥渋n its entirety鈥?to 鈥渜ualify鈥?himself as a poet, and Samuel Beckett scoured it for obscure words 鈥?among those he found, and used, were 鈥渋ncrepation鈥? 鈥渋nosculation鈥? and 鈥渢o snite鈥? Since its first publication, it has been indispensable to anyone who cares about our language and its literature. Informative, irreverent and funny, it is a joy for everyday readers and a browser鈥檚 paradise, as well as being an indispensable resource for historians and linguists.<br /><br />By making this masterpiece available once more, the release of the Lexicos edition marks an event in ebook publishing. The only ebook edition of this great work, and the only unabridged edition currently in print in any format, it has been professionally edited (not OCR鈥檇) and formatted for the Kindle. It is based on the 1773 edition, the final edition of the Dictionary expanded and revised by Johnson himself. It also incorporates those entries included in the original 1755 edition and cut out in 1773, along with Johnson鈥檚 original preface, and his 鈥淧lan of a Dictionary of the English Language,鈥?written in 1747. Volume One covers letters A through K, Volume Two letters L through Z. Both volumes are fully searchable and have an active table of contents.<br /><br />鈥淭he most important British cultural monument of the eighteenth century.鈥?鈥?Henry Hitchings, Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson鈥檚 Dictionary<br /><br />鈥淢ore than anything else he wrote, it was the dictionary that made Johnson鈥檚 reputation, and of all his accomplishments, it鈥檚 the dictionary that most suggests the true nature of Johnson鈥檚 genius.鈥?鈥?Charles McGrath, New York Times<br /><br />鈥淲e would earnestly recommend it to all those who are desirous to improve and correct their language, frequently to consult the dictionary. Its merit must be determined by the frequent resort that is had to it. This is the most unerring test of its value: criticisms may be false, private judgments ill-founded; but if a work of this nature be much in use, it has received the sanction of the public approbation.鈥?鈥?Adam Smith, Edinburgh Review<br />
The Well-Spoken Thesaurus: The Most Powerful Ways to Say Everyday...
by Tom Heehler

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Language

English

Pages

395

Publication Date

February 01, 2011

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The Ultimate Guide to Powerful Language<BR>If you鈥檝e ever fumbled while trying to use a big word* to impress a crowd, you know what it鈥檚 like to* be poorly spoken. The fear of mispronouncing or misusing complex words is real and leaves many of us consigned to the lower levels* of the English Language.<BR>The secret to eloquence, however, lies in simplicity鈥攖he ability to use ordinary words in extraordinary ways.<BR>The Well-Spoken Thesaurus is your guide to eloquence, replacing the ordinary with the extraordinary. While a common thesaurus provides only synonyms as mere word-for-word equivalents, The Well-Spoken Thesaurus is filled with* dynamic reinventions of standard words and phrases.<BR><BR>*lofty word, pretentious word<BR>*know what it is to<BR>*lower reaches, lower echelons<BR>*awash in, instilled with, dense with, rich in
Merriam-Webster's English-Spanish Translation Dictionary
by Merriam-Webster Inc

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Language

English

Pages

3390

Publication Date

September 01, 2009

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An English to Spanish dictionary perfect for language learners of all skill levels. 40,000 entries and 50,000 translations with new translations and new words and phrases added across a variety of fields including technology, lifestyle, food, and science. Extensive coverage of Latin American Spanish. Pronunciations in International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Special sections include English numbers and abbreviations and Irregular English Verbs.<br /><br /><br /><br />Note that this dictionary translates from English to Spanish only. If you wish to look up Spanish words, please purchase the companion volume <i>Merriam-Webster's Spanish-English Translation Dictionary</i>. Compatible with Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle, Kindle Fire with Fire OS 4+, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch, Kindle DX, Kindle for Android (version 4.0+), and Kindle for iPad/iPhone (version 4.0+). Default dictionary feature is not supported on Kindle for Mac, Kindle for PC, or Kindle Fire 1st/2nd generation.<br /><br /><br /><br />Un diccionario de ingl茅s a espa帽ol ideal para los aprendices de idiomas de todos los niveles de aptitud. 40,000 entradas y 50,000 traducciones con la adici貿n de traducciones nuevas y palabras y frases nuevas de una variedad de 謾mbitos incluyendo tecnolog鉚a, estilo de vida, comida y las ciencias. Cobertura extensa del espa帽ol latinoamericano. Pronunciaciones seg煤n el Alfabeto Fon茅tico Internacional. Secciones especiales incluyen n煤meros y abreviaturas en ingl茅s y verbos irregulares en ingl茅s.<br /><br /><br />Compatible con Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle, Kindle Fire con Fire OS 4+, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch, Kindle DX, Kindle para Android (versi貿n 4.0+), y Kindle para iPad/iPhone (versi貿n 4.0+). Caracter鉚stica del diccionario predeterminado no soportada en Kindle para Mac, Kindle para PC, ni Kindle Fire 1a/2a generaci貿n.
Merriam-Webster's Pocket Dictionary
by Merriam-Webster

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Language

English

Pages

407

Publication Date

January 29, 2007

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The perfect dictionary for quick, on-the-go language reference. Featuring 40,000 entries with clear, concise definitions. Includes variant spellings, pronunciations and a list of abbreviations.

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