English-speaking love



from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. able to communicate in English.

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  • adj. able to communicate in English


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  • “Good Lord” is an expression we English-speaking Westerners use sometimes in disgust, irritation, astonishment, and disbelief.

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • In the years just after the founding of the United Nations in 1945, when speeches from the lectern of the General Assembly and the Security Council were widely broadcast beyond the earphones of the diplomats on the floor, Mr. Sherry became known as the English-speaking voice of Andrei Y.

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  • Ross reported that southern Italian immigrant children, “with the dusk of Saracenic or Berber ancestors showing in their cheeks, are twice as apt to drop behind other pupils of their age as are the children of the non–English-speaking immigrants from northern Europe.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Had the Normans integrated the English-speaking peasantry into their way of life and language, they might well have turned England into a French-speaking island even to this day.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Nowadays, free speaks to customers not only in a regional or national market, or even in a random troop of tourists from an English-speaking country, as may have been the case not long ago, but rather in a wider English-speaking world.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Happily too, because the availability of the word shlog freed it up to become recent slang for, to put it politely, “slogging through sewage” and “school blog,” uses that some English-speaking teenagers appear to find indispensable.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The first major English-speaking spheres were trade and militarized colonial expansion, but the impetus has been increasingly commercial, and increasingly sparked by made-in-the-USA technology.

    The English Is Coming!

  • On the other hand, most native English-speaking adults visiting our household, even those whose jobs took them to countries where English was not officially spoken, turned out, far more often than not, to be monolingual.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Some three hundred years on, that Greek-coined word for a blob of dough was used in a different sense among English-speaking physicists contemplating mass.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Since the late twentieth century, no three syllables are more likely to animate global English-speaking vendors to finalize a sale than those of the question “Credit card?”

    The English Is Coming!


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