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language in English:

1. idiom or a dialect in a country idiom or a dialect in a country



2. language language


Watch your language.
The English language is undoubtedly the easiest and at the same time the most efficient means of international communication.
We cannot know too much about the language we speak every day of our lives.
Language acquisition requires creativity.
If you concentrate all your energies on the study of English, you will master the language.
You may write in any language you want. On Tatoeba, all languages are equal.
In all probability, no language is completely free of borrowed words.
Dr. Zamenhof believed that a language belongs to the people who speak it which is why he never copyrighted Esperanto.
A child who is a native speaker usually knows many things about his or her language that a non-native speaker who has been studying for years still does not know and perhaps will never know.
The profane language used on network television makes many parents with young children not want to subscribe to cable.
In many countries, whenever a group of people from various language backgrounds get together, English is usually the language that is spoken.
Mathematicians are like French people: whatever you tell them they translate it into their own language and turn it into something totally different.
The difficulties of the Japanese language prevent all but a handful of foreigners from approaching the literature in the original.
And even outside these nations, English is perhaps more widely used as a medium of international communication than any other language.

English word "language"(language) occurs in sets:

Vocabulary 5

3. Englishman Englishman


When the Englishman heard this last question, he could not believe his ears.
He's an Englishman.
Hearing him speak English, one would take him for an Englishman.
He pretended to be an Englishman, but his foreign accent gave him away.
How can you tell an Englishman from an American?
As an Englishman, he is particularly sensitive to the differences between English and American usage.
I think it's very difficult for an Englishman to imitate a real American accent.
An Englishman would not pronounce it like that.
She had her English composition checked by an Englishman.
The Englishman likes doing better than talking.
Friday's behaviour shows his total submission and devotion to Robinson, because the Englishman saved him from the cannibals.
In the same way, a Russian might fail to see anything amusing in a joke which would make an Englishman laugh to tears.
Generally speaking, the Englishman is not curious about others.
An Englishman, a Belgian and a Dutchman enter a pub and sit down at the counter. Says the barkeeper, "Wait a minute, is this a joke or what?"
An Englishman is an alien in the United States.

4. barking


Dogs are barking.
You're barking up the wrong tree.
He gave the barking dog a vicious kick.
Between the traffic and the dog's barking, he couldn't sleep.
Barking dogs seldom bite.
All of a sudden, a dog began barking.
I gave the dog a bone, stopping its barking.
Kate's dog was barking at Brian at the gate at noon.
I met a barking dog.
The police are investigating my brother for the murder, but they're barking up the wrong tree.
Hungry puppies are barking on the street.
That dog has been barking 'Ruff-ruff-ruff-ruff!' all day long.
His vain efforts to seduce her showed he was barking up the wrong tree; she was a mother of two tots.
If we let our reasoning power be overshadowed by our emotions, we would be barking up the wrong tree all the time.
Barking at strangers is a habit common to many dogs.