Greek

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Greek

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [fluent, basic, broken] Greek
  2. is [learning, studying] Greek
  3. is taking [lessons, classes] in Greek
  4. [modern, ancient] Greek
  5. [knows how to, can] speak Greek
  6. speaks Greek [fluently, at a very high level, poorly, well]
  7. has a degree in Greek
  8. her Greek is [coming along, progressing, improving] (well)
  9. they speak Greek in [Greece]
  10. Greek is his native [language, tongue]
  11. Greek is the official language of
  12. is written in Greek
  13. translate from Greek into [Spanish]
  14. translated from the original Greek
  15. has been translated into Greek
  16. is a (regional) [dialect, variety] of Greek
  17. has [a test, an exam, an interview] in Greek
  18. slang: it's all Greek to me!
  19. was [invaded, conquered, captured] by the Greeks
  20. the Greeks' [taking, capture] of Troy
  21. the Greeks are known for
  22. the Greeks take pride in
  23. [difficult, tough] times ahead for the Greeks
adj
  1. [ancient, modern] Greek culture
  2. Greek [architecture, ruins, art, government]
  3. Greek [mythology, myths, gods, hero]
  4. Greek [poetry, literature, studies]
  5. the Greek language
  6. is of Greek [origin, descent, extraction]
  7. Greek [food, olives, cheese]
  8. is taking Greek [classes, lessons]
  9. is a Greek [American]
  10. is a Greek [guide, teacher, professor]
  11. is Greek for ["ten", "please", "thank you"]
  12. the Greek student [club, association, organization]
  13. a Greek [translation, dialect]
  14. the Greek version of
  15. the Greek [word, term] for
  16. the Greek alphabet
  17. the Greek economic crisis
  18. on a Greek island
  19. an [expert, authority] on Greek [gods, mythology]
  20. a famous Greek [amphitheatre, arena, philosopher]
  21. Greek philosophers such as [Plato, Socrates]
  22. it [is, sounds] all Greek to me!
n as adj
  1. is taking Greek [classes, lessons]
  2. a Greek course
adv
  1. Greek-speaking [people, inhabitants]
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