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NTC's Thematic Dictionary of American Idioms

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Publisher Comments:

NTC's Thematic Dictionary of American Idioms contains more than 5,500 of the most common and useful idioms arranged conveniently by theme, topic, or meaning. This work combines the best features of a thesaurus and a dictionary. Its features include a definition of each idiom that includes at least two examples of usage, an alphabetical index for locating each idiom, and an easy-to-read format with a minimum of abbreviations and symbols. NTC's Thematic Dictionary of American Idioms is an invaluable tool that allows writers, speakers, and students of English to locate the exact idiomatic expressions they need quickly and easily.

About the Author

Richard A. Spears, Ph.D., is a reference editor and former linguistics professor who has written more than 30 dictionaries, including NTC's American Idioms Dictionary (

Product Details

ISBN:
9780844208305
Author:
Spears, Richard A.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Spears Richard
Location:
Lincolnwood, Ill. :
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
English language
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Dictionaries - Idioms & Slang
Subject:
Americanisms
Subject:
Idioms
Subject:
Figures of speech
Subject:
Americanisms -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series Volume:
vol. XI
Publication Date:
December 1997
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.39x6.39x1.39 in. 1.46 lbs.

Related Subjects

Reference » Dictionaries » General
Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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