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 9780306423727, 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 9780486216508, 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.