A Dictionary of American Idioms: Based on the Earlier Edition

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Barron's, 1987 - Americanism - 398 pages
This expanded edition defines more than 5,000 American idiomatic words & phrases. It is an ideal tool to increase the fluency & comprehension of non-native English speakers.

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As defined in the Preface, an "idiom" is a new meaning assigned to a word or phrase that already has its own meaning. English is heavily idiomatic, an observation the editors try to explain while ... Read full review

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