(1) It is time that divine help stepped in and coached Hollywood on the follies of shoddy impersonation, and even worse, blatant colloquialism of all verbal history.(2) The original Pamela turns readily to colloquialism : she has experienced God's graciousness ‘at a Pinch’; she does not want to be ‘a Clog upon my dear Parents’.(3) There were pertinent summaries of Kiwi poetry's nationalism and colloquialism .(4) They use prose, rhyme, slang, metaphor, colloquialism and patois.(5) Orhan Veli's colloquialism is radical and transcends the middle class from which he came.(6) Whilst I had CHECKED my act for cultural references that wouldn't work, I had assumed wrongly that the crowd would be fluent English speakers and made no concessions for slang or colloquialism .(7) The academic protocols are observed, but her instincts are folksier, so her writing has a breathless, often brainless colloquialism .(8) With much success he walks a fine line between scholarly jargon and patronizing colloquialism .(9) He challenged contemporary taste by his use of colloquialism and free verse, and became the principal among the authors writing in Chicago during and after the First World War.(10) Horseplay boasts a dense script, Morreison's colloquialism and Baxter's poetic but brash speech captured brilliantly, winding up in two pages of straight poetry to end the play.(11) Charles Martin has conveyed something of Ovid's famous wit by giving free rein to his own, especially by translating wherever possible into contemporary colloquialism and slang.(12) But having said all of that, I would like to speak at least a few words in defense of colloquialism .(13) Her voice is a curious union of American pacing and British colloquialism , with just enough of an accent to not seem forced, and her grammar is unexpectedly superb.(14) speech allows for colloquialism and slang(15) Lemoine's stylized language dances all around Biblical convention, but throws in contemporary colloquialism wherever humour and rhythm demand.(16) However, it is wise to avoid slang and colloquialisms in written work as these undermine the writer's authority.
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