Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts: A Detailed Guide To Real-life Conversation And Small…

Paperback | November 20, 2002

byRichard Spears

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With more than 200 new entries, this updated edition boasts almost 2,000 common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English. From greetings and good-byes to everyday small talk, each entry is presented in a realistic context. Special attention to the needs of nonnative speakers includes usage restrictions and cautions as well as a phrase-finder index for on-the-spot reference. An essential dictionary for all students of English who want to know the most common expressions in American speech today.

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With more than 200 new entries, this updated edition boasts almost 2,000 common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English. From greetings and good-byes to everyday small talk, each entry is presented in a realistic context. Special attention to the needs of nonnative speakers includes usage restrictions a...

Richard A. Spears, Ph.D., is a reference editor, lexicographer, and former linguistics professor at Northwestern University who has written more than 30 dictionaries.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:November 20, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0071405607

ISBN - 13:9780071405607

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Table of Contents

About This Dictionary............ v
Guide to the Use of the Dictionary......... vii
Terms and Symbols............... ix
Dictionary of Common American Phrases............ 1
Phrase-Finder Index................. 213