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

Paperback | November 20, 2002

byRichard Spears

not yet rated|write a review

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.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$15.78 online
$15.95 list price
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

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.

other books by Richard Spears

Phrases And Idioms
Phrases And Idioms

Paperback|Dec 2 1998

$16.84 online$20.95list price(save 19%)
McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English: The Illustrated Guide to Everyday Expressions of…
McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English: The Illu...

Paperback|Dec 13 2010

$19.54 online$21.95list price(save 10%)
NTC's English Idioms Dictionary
NTC's English Idioms Dictionary

Paperback|Oct 21 1991

$21.95

see all books by Richard Spears
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