Dariana
Can you give any examples of words that have a meaning not shown in their form? For example, "snowdrop" - there's nothing about the "flower" "journalist" - not only writing for JOURNALS "writer" - not everyone who write anything but a PROFESSIONAL one Thank you a lot!
Nov 20, 2016 5:19 PM
Answers · 4
Hi Dariana, Snowdrop is the name of the flower, just like rose, tulip, hyacinth. A journalist is someone who writes journals for newspapers etc. It is not the who he does it for, but what he does. A journal is nothing more than a record of events. When we say writer, we usually refer to someone who has written a book or at least writes for his profession. When we use writer followed by something specific( a.e. writer of this letter, writer of this note) than we are just talking about the person who wrote this or that. I hope this helps. Aleks
November 20, 2016
Well, maybe an example with writer is not good. But the first one illustrates exactly what I want
November 20, 2016
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