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English citations of English

Proper noun: the language originated from Middle English

  • 1986, Fred R. Eckman, Edith A. Moravcsik, Jessica R. Wirth, Markedness, volume 1983, Springer, →ISBN, page 298:
    The data collected of Portuguese speakers learning English found that Portuguese speakers had difficulty acquiring the aspirated stop in English.

Adjective: of English (language)

  • 1966, Alexander R. Prista, Essential Portuguese grammar, Courier Dover Publications, →ISBN, page 6:
    It will help you to expand your Portuguese vocabulary if you remember that many Portuguese words are similar in meaning and appearance to English words.

Verb: to render in English

  • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, New York 2001, p. 214:
    [...] severe prohibuit viris suis tum misceri feminas in consuetis suis menstruis, etc. I spare to English this which I have said.