ENGLISH IDIOMS, Sayings & Slang is a dictionary of idioms with a difference. The entries are alphabetical but the meaning and example are laid out across the page, inviting the reader to follow. Meanings are given in plain language, and examples are conversational, just the way people talk.
Over 5000 idioms are listed, including vulgar words and phrases, which are identified with [-B](meaning bad) so that ESL and EFL users can avoid embarrassment. Cross-references are in bold-face type for those who want to check out similar idioms.
This reference is useful — and interesting — for anyone trying to grasp and use common phrases and current expressions. Text uses mostly U.S. spellings.
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