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Product details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Kyle Books; 2nd edition edition (3 Nov. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857834010
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857834010
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.6 x 19.6 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 231,693 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Book Description

The English language contains a great store of idioms that can be used in creative and forceful ways. Dictionary of Idioms examines over 400 such phrases, tracing each one's source and history through a rich supply of examples.

About the Author

Linda and Roger Flavell have been studying the oddities of English for over 25 years. Linda has worked as a writer and as an English teacher both in England and overseas and has co-authored several dictionaries of etymologies for Kyle Books. The late Roger also travelled widely and was a Lecturer in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.



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