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Переехали, осели на новом месте. Пока паковались и обратно, нашла старые заметки из Economist Style Guide. А ну-ка, запишу:

populace = common people, not population

presently = soon, not at present

Sloppy writing

skills are turning up all over the place - in learning skills, thinking skills, teaching skills - instead of the ability to. He has the skills probably means He can.

strategy, strategic Strategy may sometimes have some merit, especially in military contexts, as a contrast to tactics. But strategic is usually meaningless except to tell you that the writer is pompous and is trying to invest something with a seriousness it does not deserve.



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Sep. 18th, 2008 12:08 pm (UTC)
куда вы переехали?
Sep. 18th, 2008 12:13 pm (UTC)
В дибилдинг!
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