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Handbook of Commonly Used American Idiomsby Adam Makkai
Synopses & Reviews
Updated to keep pace with Americans' constant changes in the many ways they use, create, and abandon idioms, this book presents approximately 2,500 American-English idiomatic words and expressions.
Expressions are also categorized as formal, informal, slang, or literary. Readers will learn the meanings behind common idioms such as, ghost town, kiss and tell, ace a test, dodge the bullet, eye candy, and more. Here's a handy reference guide for ESL students, foreign travelers in North America, and anybody who has an interest in English language usage.
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