In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(book) compendiar(book) condensar(book) abreviar(article) resumir(article) abreviarabridged edition — edición condensada / abreviada feminine
- A one-volume abridged edition, the basis of this publication, was published in hardback in 1992.
- He has the full-length book, various abridged versions of the book, the video, the CD, the CD-ROM and the DVD.
- Wonderfully constructed narratives, such as the patriarchal stories of Genesis, are reduced and abridged as to make many of them incomprehensible.
- To begin with, the new publishers were content to reprint and to produce abridged volumes.
- Does it matter to you if the book you read is abridged or unabridged?
- If Polanski's Twist can be faulted for anything, it's perhaps in presenting a version of the novel that feels ever so slightly abridged.
- What follows is an edited and slightly abridged version of an interview conducted in London in October 2003.
- Because some of these emails are so long I have abridged several but provided a link to the full email.
- They are edited, abridged, and slightly simplified and represent a fraction of their original length.
- The original six hour series had been abridged into two hours and you could feel that the pacing was rushed (something that was somehow avoided in the 1955 remake).
- The magic of the original isn't dulled in this carefully abridged volume of the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which was nominated for the prestigious Kate Greenaway award.
- He began ‘treating’ the book, radically abridging the overripe text with poems ‘found’ within each page and distributed over it in blurbs something like speech bubbles.
- It's definitely not abridged in any way, shape or form.
- Even when the permanent Victoria Theatre opened at Sydney in 1838, its operatic productions were at first brutally abridged, translated, and arranged with music more easily at hand.
- My necessarily abridged synopsis of the play does a complicated and layered work little justice, so you'll have to just take my word that this is a masterful production that has it all.
- Dharma has plans for a 300-page abridged version of the book.
- Edward E. Ericson, Jr., is a professor of English at Calvin College, and a Solzhenitsyn scholar who abridged The Gulag Archipelago in cooperation with the author.
- The Scherzo capriccioso, abridged in this recording in order to fit on two 78 rpm sides, was recorded with the Berlin Philharmonic in 1930.
- To make things worse, commercially available audio books are usually abridged and twice as expensive as the print version.
- Unlike the Pappenheim version, the 1913 printing had a fine introduction, notes and index, albeit abridged and reworked under the editorship of Alfred Feilchenfeld.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.