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Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (2nd Edition)

 
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The Dictionary of Idioms presents more than 5,000 idioms explaining the meaning and origin of metaphorical phrases, similes, sayings, and proverbs from thoughout the English-speaking world. Full of fascinating and surprising facts, this dictionary is the perfect guide for everyone with an interest in this most colourful and quirky aspect of the English language.

 

  • Completely revised based on evidence of Oxf ongoing language research
  • More than 350 new idioms and hundreds of new origin notes
  • Thousands of real examples both modern and historical
  • Easy to use, arranged alphabetically by key word, with an elegant new design
  • Thematic index groups idioms by topic or theme: from Death and Fate to Beauty and Love.
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