Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts: A Detailed Guide To Real-life Conversation And Small Talk by Richard Spears

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

byRichard Spears

Paperback | November 20, 2002

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$15.78 online 
$15.95
Earn 79 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

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.

About The Author

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

by Richard Spears

$17.35$20.95

In stock online

Available in stores

McGraw-Hill's Essential American Idioms
McGraw-Hill's Essential American Idioms

by Richard Spears

$21.95

In stock online

Not available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts: A Detailed Guide To Real-life Conversation And Small…Format:PaperbackPublished:November 20, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071405607

ISBN - 13:9780071405607

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts: A Detailed Guide To Real-life Conversation And Small Talk

Reviews

Extra Content

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