Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms by Paul HeacockCambridge Dictionary of American Idioms by Paul Heacock

Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms

EditorPaul Heacock

Paperback | September 22, 2003

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The most complete and authoritative idioms dictionary available, the Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms gives you the tools to understand contemporary American English. It gives clear, easy-to-understand definitions and more than 1,000 usage notes that explain what idioms mean and how they are used today. With dozens of entertaining illustrations and more than 8,000 example sentences taken from the Cambridge International Corpus, it shows how idioms are really used. The Subject Index helps learners find idioms related to health, money, feelings, truth, and many more topics, and the Study Section groups idioms to make them easier to learn. If you want to understand American English idioms, this is the book that will spell it out for you.
Title:Cambridge Dictionary of American IdiomsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.91 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.51 × 0.91 inPublished:September 22, 2003Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052153271X

ISBN - 13:9780521532716

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