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Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms
by Marvin Terban




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If you think idioms are a tough nut to crack, pick up the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Fun new design and more than 700 common American phrases, sayings, and expressions.

Cat got your tongue? Penny for your thoughts? Come again? Every day, idioms bring color to our speech. Since they don't really mean what they say, idioms can stump even the native English-speaker. Marvin Terban makes understanding idioms as easy as pie with the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Explanations for, and origins of, more than 700 everyday American idioms, complete with kid-friendly sample sentences. The entries are amusing as well as educational. Alphabetical listing and cross-referencing index makes finding idioms a piece of cake.

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Overview

If you think idioms are a tough nut to crack, pick up the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Fun new design and more than 700 common American phrases, sayings, and expressions.

Cat got your tongue? Penny for your thoughts? Come again? Every day, idioms bring color to our speech. Since they don't really mean what they say, idioms can stump even the native English-speaker. Marvin Terban makes understanding idioms as easy as pie with the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Explanations for, and origins of, more than 700 everyday American idioms, complete with kid-friendly sample sentences. The entries are amusing as well as educational. Alphabetical listing and cross-referencing index makes finding idioms a piece of cake.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780439770835
  • ISBN-10: 0439770831
  • Publisher: Scholastic Reference
  • Publish Date: July 2006
  • Page Count: 304
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 6.34 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.06 pounds


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