A Dictionary of American Idioms, 5th ed. (Barron's by Adam Makkai

By Adam Makkai

greater than 8,000 idiomatic phrases and words which are regular in American English are indexed with definitions and pattern sentences to elucidate their meanings. past variants of this A-to-Z dictionary have proved in particular worthwhile to TOEFL and TOEIC try out takers, in addition to to different scholars in North the United States for whom English is their moment language. Idioms suffer consistent swap in each residing language, a few falling out of use whereas new phrases and words turn into a part of the normal vocabulary. This re-creation takes account of the most recent idiomatic alterations and offers a fantastic history to casual American English.

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