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The concise Oxford dictionary of phrase and fable

Author: Elizabeth Knowles; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford paperback reference
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oxford's reference on the figurative and allusive language of phrases and fables provides background information for over 10,000 examples. The breadth of coverage is wide, stretching from phrases  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Knowles; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0192801252 9780192801258
OCLC Number: 52192570
Description: 598 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION; DICTIONARY; EXAMPLES INCLUDE AFRICAN EVE, BLAIR BABES, CUSTER'S LAST STAND, FRIEND OF DOROTHY, GROUND ZERO, ORADOUR, RED QUEEN HYPOTHESIS, SHOOT THE MESSENGER, TROJAN HORSE
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference
Other Titles: Dictionary of phrase and fable
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Knowles.
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