He is a retired Air Force major and sounded like one, careful and precise in his language.
"We had Aaron Sorkin's language—he uses words beautifully," says Michael de Luca, one of the the film's producers.
They are, across the board, quixotic characters hacking at the windmill of language.
Through the attention he brings to bear on the problem of language, he seems close to the 'structuralists.'
In our language: The Boss is sporting great pecs, great arms, and a toned stomach.
We cannot speak in a language which some of them do not understand.
Some of these poems have been pronounced "without rivals in our language."
In what language were the plates of Nephi and those of Mormon inscribed?
Cooley says of them, "They are so utterly untrue, that they have not their parallel in any language."
With classic purity and eloquence he spoke the Italian language.
late 13c., langage "words, what is said, conversation, talk," from Old French langage (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *linguaticum, from Latin lingua "tongue," also "speech, language" (see lingual). The form with -u- developed in Anglo-French. Meaning "a language" is from c.1300, also used in Middle English of dialects:
Mercii, þat beeþ men of myddel Engelond[,] vnderstondeþ bettre þe side langages, norþerne and souþerne, þan norþerne and souþerne vnderstondeþ eiþer oþer. [John of Trevisa, translation of Bartholomew de Glanville's "De proprietatibus rerum," 1398]Language barrier attested from 1933.
In oþir inglis was it drawin, And turnid ic haue it til ur awin Language of the norþin lede, Þat can na noþir inglis rede. ["Cursor Mundi," early 14c.]