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The Facts on File Dictionary of Cliches (Facts on File Library of Language and Literature)

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Publisher Comments:

While dictionaries define cliches as trite phrases or expressions that convey popular or common ideas

Synopsis:

The Facts On File Writer's Library includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other indispensable resources for writers, students, and serious readers. From the origins of words and phrases to the meanings of literary terms, the collection provides comprehensive information in a clear, accessible style that is sure to satisfy researchers and browsers alike. These books will be reached for again and again.

Drawing from a wide variety of sources, including the Bible, Shakespeare, and other works of literature, The Facts On File Dictionary of Cliches explains the meanings, origins, and uses of more than 3,500 cliches and common phrases, from "beware of Greeks bearing gifts" to "sink or swim."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816043576
Author:
Ammer, Christine
Publisher:
Facts on File
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Dictionaries - Synonyms/Antonyms
Subject:
Usage
Subject:
Clichâes.
Copyright:
Series:
Facts on File Writer's Library
Series Volume:
SB-116
Publication Date:
November 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
488
Dimensions:
9.00x5.99x.92 in. 1.46 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Facts On File Writer's Library includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other indispensable resources for writers, students, and serious readers. From the origins of words and phrases to the meanings of literary terms, the collection provides comprehensive information in a clear, accessible style that is sure to satisfy researchers and browsers alike. These books will be reached for again and again.

Drawing from a wide variety of sources, including the Bible, Shakespeare, and other works of literature, The Facts On File Dictionary of Cliches explains the meanings, origins, and uses of more than 3,500 cliches and common phrases, from "beware of Greeks bearing gifts" to "sink or swim."

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