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Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Gordon Jarvie
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

From credit crunch to golden parachute, barking up the wrong tree to storm in a tea cup in this book, Gordon Jarvie explains all you need to know about these an
Bloomsbury Dictionary of Popular Phrases
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Nigel Rees
Categories: English language
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

A compendium of catch-phrases, colloquialisms, format phrases, idioms, nicknames, sayings, slogans and stock phrases. It explains what they mean, details their
Oxford Dictionary of Idioms
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: John Ayto
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-18 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

What is it to 'cock a snook', where is the land of Nod, and who was first to go the extra mile? Find the answers to these questions (and many more!) in the new
Oxford Dictionary of Idioms
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: John Ayto
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-18 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This major new edition contains entries for over 6,000 idioms, including 700 entirely new entries, based on Oxford's language monitoring and the ongoing third e
Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: John Ayto
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-08 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Offers entries for over six thousand idioms, including seven hundred new to this edition, and provides background information, additional cross-references, and
English Expressions
Language: de
Pages: 153
Authors: Wolfgang Mieder
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-05-13 - Publisher: Reclam Verlag

Redensarten und Vergleiche sind im Englischen sehr verbreitet, sie zu beherrschen ist für die Lernenden einer Fremdsprache wichtig. In dieser Sammlung werden
English Lexicology
Language: en
Pages: 548
Authors: Leonhard Lipka
Categories: Englisch - Lexikologie
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Gunter Narr Verlag

The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers
Language: en
Pages: 880
Authors: Heiner F. Klemme
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers is a landmark work. Covering one of the most innovative centuries for philosophical investig
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Wolfgang Mieder
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Peter Lang

"This book presents a composite picture of the richness of proverbs as significant expressions of folk wisdom as is manifest from their appearance in art, cultu
A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases
Language: en
Pages: 403
Authors: Yuri Dolgopolov
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-01 - Publisher: McFarland

Covering over 10,000 idioms and collocations characterized by similarity in their wording or metaphorical idea which do not show corresponding similarity in the