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The style of language, grammar and words used for particular situations

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Spectacles

Glasses (formal)

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Garments

Clothes (formal)

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Endeavor

Try (formal)

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Subsequently

Linking adverb: in speech more likely to be 'later' or 'afterwards'

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In sum

Linking expression: means 'to sum up'

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Whatsisname/ whatshername

Vague word: used when we cannot remember the name of a person

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Thingy

Vague word: used as a noun, if people and things whise name one cannot remember

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Mind you

Discourse marker: used to bring attention to an important point

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Now then

Discourse marker: used to get people's attention when you want to ask or tell them sonething

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Archaic

Of or belonging to the distant past; from an ancient period in history