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Essential Phrasal Verb Dictionary (Essential)by Richard A. Spears
Synopses & Reviews
Better understand American English by mastering its phrasal verbs
This authoritative reference offers thousands of American English phrasal verbs, two-word verbs, prepositional verbs, and verbs that are used together. Entries include definitions and examples of phrasal verbs used in context. With help from McGraw-Hill's Essential American Phrasal Verbs Dictionary, you will become familiar with English as it is used in the media, at work, around the house, and in everyday conversations. This knowledge will help you comprehend English as it is spoken in the United States and add variety to your word usage.
Inside you will find:
Make a splash with American English verbs
This concise, easy-to-use reference explains more than 2,400 contemporary American phrasal verbs and illustrates their use in real-life situations. Each entry includes a full-sentence example.
About the Author
Richard A. Spears, Ph.D., is a former reference editor and linguistics professor at Northwestern University, who has written more than 150 dictionaries.
Table of Contents
PrefaceTerms and SymbolsAbout this DictionaryDictionaryAppendix
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