is there a slang or an idiomatic axpression for something of no value for us and unimportant for us but we still don't have the heart to throw it away?

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pytanie zadane 2 maja 2012 w Angielski przez użytkownika orentaub11

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The closest English has is 'sentimental'. It can be used as a verb (I feel sentimental about this object) or as an adjective (this object has sentimental value to me). Hope that helps.
odpowiedź 9 maja 2012 przez użytkownika Starfols
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Our previous experience with SMT into Turkish
(Durgar El-Kahlout and Oflazer, 2006) hinted that
exploiting sub-lexical structure would be a fruitful
avenue to pursue. This was based on the observation
that a Turkish word would have to align with a complete
phrase on the English side, and that sometimes
these phrases on the English side could be discontinuous.
Figure 1 shows a pair of English and Turkish
sentences that are aligned at the word (top) and morpheme
(bottom) levels. At the morpheme level, we
have split the Turkish words into their lexical morphemes
while English words with overt morphemes
have been stemmed, and such morphemes have been
marked with a tag.
The productive morphology
odpowiedź 26 września 2012 przez użytkownika niezalogowany