The most comprehensive, in-depth guide to common American idioms and phraseology available
The hardest part of getting the hang of a language is making sense of its idioms. From proverbial expressions such as “”a stitch in time saves nine,”” to idioms such as “”dead ringer,”” to such common verbal phrases as “”put out”” and “”take [...]
From one of America’s most beloved and bestselling authors, a wonderfully useful and readable guide to the problems of the English language most commonly encountered by editors and writers.
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The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms presents more than 5,000 idioms explaining the meaning and origin of metaphorical phrases, similes, sayings, and proverbs from throughout the English-speaking world. Full of fascinating and surprising facts, this dictionary is the perfect guide for everyone with an interest in this most colourful and quirky aspect of the English language.
Completely revised based on evidence of Oxford ongoing language [...]
ویرایش چهارم فرهنگ لغت آمریکایی-انگلیسی لانگمن برای رفع نیازهای واقعی زبان آموزان بازبینی شده است. در توضیح معنی کلمات فقط از ۲۰۰۰ کلمه پرکاربرد انگلیسی استفاده شده تا فهم معانی واژه ها برای زبان آموزان آسان باشد.Longman Dictionary of American English, Special Edition
The 4th edition of the Longman Dictionary of American English has been researched and revised to meet the real needs of learners of English. The up-dated text now includes thousands of words for content areas [...]