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A Dictionary of American idioms

A Dictionary of American idioms

based on the earlier edition

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Published by Barron"s in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- United States -- Idioms -- Dictionaries,
    • Americanisms -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by] M.T. Boatner, J.E. Gates, and Adam Makkai.
      ContributionsMakkai, Adam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE2839 .D5 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 398 p. ;
      Number of Pages398
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2847127M
      ISBN 100812038991
      LC Control Number84009247

      Get this from a library! A Dictionary of American idioms. [Maxine Tull Boatner; John Edward Gates; Adam Makkai;] -- 4, common American idioms defined, .   Idioms undergo constant change in every living language, some of them falling out of use, while new words and phrases become part of the standard vocabulary. This dictionary's new fourth edition takes account of the latest idiomatic changes and provides a solid background to informal American English. show more4/5(39).

      Barron’s Dictionary of American Idioms includes more than 8, idiomatic words and phrases, with definitions and sample sentences to help clarify meaning. This guide is a helpful reference for non-native speakers, ESL students, TOEFL and TOEIC test takers, or anyone who wants to improve their conversational American-style English.4/5(40). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: First ed. published in under title: A dictionary of idioms for the deaf.

        The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms NPR coverage of The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Christine Ammer. About This Dictionary NTC’s American Idioms Dictionary is designed for easy use by lifelong speakers ofEnglish, as well as the new-to-English speaker or learner. The dictionary u examples to illustrate the meanings ofapproximately 8, idiomatic forms in 7, entry blocks. An appendix includes irreversible binomial and File Size: 4MB.


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"McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs" covers the full breadth and scope of idiomatic American English, making it an essential companion to standard desk invaluable resource for ESL students, as well as writers, scholars, and public speakers, this reference combines in one volume the two most perplexing aspects of American English phraseology - idioms /5(41).

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