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  • Subject and “predicate” may be combined in a single word, as in Latin dico; each may be expressed independently, as in the English equivalent, I say; each or either may be so qualified as to lead to complex propositions of many sorts.

    Chapter 2. The Elements of Speech

  • In truth it is impossible to define the word from a functional standpoint at all, for the word may be anything from the expression of a single concept—concrete or abstract or purely relational (as in of or by or and) —to the expression of a complete thought (as in Latin dico “I say” or, with greater elaborateness of form, in a Nootka verb form denoting “I have been accustomed to eat twenty round objects [e.g., apples] while engaged in [doing so and so] ”).

    Chapter 2. The Elements of Speech

  • Being French and an avid reader of books in English, I would recommend just skeeping the "dico" altogether.

    Slouching towards literacy

  • Come dico spesso, la meschinità sta diventando uno dei capisaldi del nostro popolo.

    Global Voices in English » Japan: Reactions to the Japanese tourist rip-off in Italy

  • Dopo anni, negli USA, vedo una cassetta del movie "Prodotto e diretto da E.G.C.", lo compro e cerco di vederlo ... dico "cerco" perch sono state assemblate una serie di stage e, in mancanza degli effetti speciali, legate da una mamma che racconta alla figlia ...?!

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Con Gianfranco, nella moviola messa in albergo, scelgo le varie stage girate e gli dico come le voglio montate poi la sera dopo controllo il montaggio criminal le eventuali modifiche e scelgo il materiale nuovo ... e cos tutte le sere.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • The comparison struck me as hilarious, and I had to bring my focus back to the moment before I took out nos dico vobis and put in life is but a dream.

    Vicious Grace

  • And so, finallythough Carla made a face when she heard me mention Vittorio and his recommendations and said diplomatically, Io dico niente, I say nothingI told our voluble friend that we might be able to get to the Lario on Tuesday night.

    The Italian Summer

  • Utilizzando le informazioni fornite da Google Webmaster Central, ho modificato il template per aggiungere dei link alle URL Canonical che puntano al Permalink del post; tradotto, dico ai motori di ricerca quale pagina indicizzare.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Adding Canonical URL to Blogger posts

  • I was enamored of the illustrations in many of the older volumes, especially the Albums de la flora médico-farmacéutica.

    Archive 2007-04-01

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