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Publisher Comments:

This quick-access book defines and explains 2,300 confusing American English phrases and idioms, making their meaning crystal clear. Completely indexed.

Synopsis:

A reference book containing explanations of 2,300 American English expressions and idioms and their meanings. It is written by a lexicographer and is aimed at those learning English as a foreign language.

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:
9780844203423
Author:
Spears, Richard A.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Spears Richard
Location:
Lincolnwood, Ill. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
English language
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Dictionaries - Idioms & Slang
Subject:
Americanisms
Subject:
Idioms
Subject:
English language -- United States.
Subject:
Reference-Slang and Idioms
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
NTC Reference
Publication Date:
November 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.95x6.13x.94 in. 1.09 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A reference book containing explanations of 2,300 American English expressions and idioms and their meanings. It is written by a lexicographer and is aimed at those learning English as a foreign language.
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