A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms - download pdf or read online

By Yuri Dolgopolov

masking over 10,000 idioms and collocations characterised through similarity of their wording or metaphorical concept which don't exhibit corresponding similarity of their meanings, this dictionary provides a different cross-section of the English language. although it's designed particularly to aid readers in heading off using irrelevant or inaccurate words, the ebook is additionally used as a standard phraseological dictionary delivering definitions to person idioms, clichés, and set expressions. such a lot words incorporated within the dictionary are in energetic present use, making information regarding their meanings and utilization necessary to language freshmen in any respect degrees of proficiency.

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