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Mcgraw-Hill's American Idioms Dictionary
by Richard A. Spears


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Shape up your English with thousands of idioms.

Whether you are a learner of English who is having difficulty understanding expressions in everyday speech or a native speaker who wants to expand your written or spoken range, you need a comprehensive reference for idioms, common phrases, and sayings of American English.  Read more...


 
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More About Mcgraw-Hill's American Idioms Dictionary by Richard A. Spears
 
 
 
Overview

Shape up your English with thousands of idioms.

Whether you are a learner of English who is having difficulty understanding expressions in everyday speech or a native speaker who wants to expand your written or spoken range, you need a comprehensive reference for idioms, common phrases, and sayings of American English. "McGraw-Hill's American Idioms Dictionary" shows you the ropes of English and helps you: . . Expand your English-speaking abilities with these 14,000-plus expressions, proverbs, and common sayings, listed alphabetically . Use American idioms correctly by following the many helpful examples . Easily find the right phrase by one of its key words . . .

Some examples of the colorful English language, as spoken by Americans: .

at peace relaxed and happy
. every trick in the book every deceptive method known
. Johnny-on-the-spot someone who is in the right place at the right time
. make a killing to have a great success, especially in making money
. nine-to-five job a job with normal daytime hours
. scream bloody murder to complain bitterly
. take a powder to leave; to leave town

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780071478939
  • ISBN-10: 0071478930
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • Publish Date: November 2006
  • Page Count: 743
  • Dimensions: 1 x 5.75 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.94 pounds


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