- Paperback: 512 pages
- Publisher: Collins CoBUILD ELT; 2nd Rev Ed edition (5 Jun. 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0007134010
- ISBN-13: 978-0007134014
- Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.5 x 19 cm
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Collins COBUILD Dictionary of Idioms (3,000+ Idioms) (ELT) Paperback – 5 Jun 2002
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Helping learners with real English
This second edition offers in-depth treatment of the most important idioms in contemporary British- and American-English. It has been updated to provide detailed information about the frequency, contexts, meanings and usage of the most important idioms in English. Thousands of examples from the Bank of English have been used to clearly illustrate how the idioms are used in the language today. This edition also features information about the origins of hundreds of idioms, essential for learners wishing to gain a fuller understanding of the language. Clearly laid-out and easy-to-use, this "Dictionary of Idioms" should prove to be useful to all teachers and learners of English.See all Product description
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Every idiom has an explanation for its meaning and many also have an explanation for their origins. On top of that, they are sorted in frequency bands (pretty much like the COBUILD dictionary).
If your level of knowledge is advanced, this book is what you need to refine it further.