By Martin Manser
As new phrases flood into conversations, shows, electronic mail correspondence and internet sites, ever extra questions are generated as to tips to communicate and write properly. This absolutely up-to-date version of the bestselling stable notice consultant bargains details and recommendation on punctuation, pronunciation, spelling and grammar, and offers speedy solutions to daily language difficulties.
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In recent years, however, Australian tively, often followed , in the sense of spelling, as well as pronunciation and vocabulary, `remain in readiness orbyexpectation': . has been influenced by American English. erang, koala boom- are now in general use, and most authoritarian British people are familiar with those Aus- authoritative outback man digger bushranger Authoritative swag- walkabout Broad Australian Strine Let Stalk Strine egg Avoid evade nishner He avoided the police garbler mince chee semmitch good day g'day cobber dinkum pom chunder by turning down a side street He evaded the police by hiding in the cellar He eluded the police by using a series of false names She managed to avoid damaging the car to evade his responsibilities He is trying Your name eludes me avoidance sheila evasion rubbish -ie elude -o barbie garbo avoidance evasion sickie tinnie Await wait for They Australoid .
An aural comprehension tests a person's ability to understand a in the sense `trying to do business ended in failure, see times confused, partly because they both Æ l]. often have the same pronunciation [awra AGNOSTIC or ATHEIST? is sometimes misspelt. Note the attributive ADJECTIVES au fait . of an activity is to be involved in the area in spoken language; an oral examination is one in which the questions and answers are spoken, not written. ◆ In order to distinguish and , the variant pronunciations [ raÆl] for and [ ral] for are sometimes used.
By analogy with the names of such other two)') is dismissed by most authorities as pedantry. elements as and , the name alternative medicine see COMPLEMENTARY was also suggested and this is now MEDICINE or ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE? the standard form in British English. alter alumium potassium although however or ? The conjunction should not be treated as inter- although changeable with the adverb . however, which is used to introduce contrasting information. The team should do well although they have been hit by injuries; their opponents, however, Note that comma, but though or .
Good Word Guide by Martin Manser