Written by one of the world’s most distinguished grammarians, this glossary provides clear and concise definitions of the key terminology of English grammar.
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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