- n. Any language other than that spoken by the people of a specific place.
“Anybody calling for my mother or father in a foreign language was told to “Holdon!””
“The four-man crew, jabbering in a foreign language which the boys did not understand, carried box after box down the ramp to small trucks.”
“Page 67 perhaps without employing the means, of thinking in some unearthly foreign language - say Swahili,”
“From the edge of the small waves Somers heard one man talking to another, and the English tones — unconsciously he expected a foreign language — and particularly the peculiar educated – artisan quality, almost a kind of uppishness that there is in the speech of Australian working men, struck him as incongruous with their picking up the coal – cobs from the shore.”
“Curiously enough, Morse never learned to speak a foreign language fluently, although he could read quite easily French and, I believe,”
“As to the herd of critics, it is impossible for me to pay much attention to them; for, as they do not understand what I call poetry, we talk in a foreign language to each other.”
“Are there any foreign language classes in Mumble-ese?”
“In a positive touch of the times, Czech director Jiri Menzel won the Oscar for best foreign language film for Closely Watched Trains, and he was free to travel to receive it.”
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