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Everyday phrases : their origins and meanings

Author: Neil Ewart
Publisher: Poole, Dorset : Blandford Press ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub. Co., 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the meaning and implication of 400 phrases commonly used throughout the English-speaking world, such as: eager beaver and sour grapes.
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Genre/Form: Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Ewart
ISBN: 0713713542 9780713713541
OCLC Number: 10501168
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 162 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Alphabetical list of everyday phrases with their origins and meanings --
Index.
Responsibility: Neil Ewart.

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Explains the meaning and implication of 400 phrases commonly used throughout the English-speaking world, such as: eager beaver and sour grapes.

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