Ви на канікулах і хочете купити тлумачний словник поцікавтеся, чи є в наявності такі словники, скільки вони коштують, яких видавництв ці словники, який їхній лексичний мінімум.
When I arrived in London I understood that it’s necessary to buy a small dictionary because I heard lots of new words and expressions. I needed somebody’s advice. When I came to the bookshop there were five different dictionaries. I asked the shop assistant for help.
She showed me one of them and advertised it as the best for my situation.
She told me that alphabetical order would help me to find the right word in seconds. Simple organization made finding words fast and easy. Definitions helped to choose the best word.
A statement of core meaning at each main entry pinpointed the relationship between words. Examples of words used
Verbal illustrations provide examples of how words are commonly used. Over 3 000 synonyms, antonyms, and idioms offer a full range of choices. Standard symbols made words easy to pronounce. The Longman Defining Vocabulary was limited to the 2 000 most common English words.
Expanded coverage included the latest terms from business, technology, and the media. Simplified grammar showed how to use words accurately in context. It helped the learners to avoid common errors. The shop assistant told me that the price wasn’t very high.
I bought it and sed the dictionary everywhere when had difficulties with translation.
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