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The Cassell dictionary of English idioms

Author: Rosalind Fergusson
Publisher: London : Cassell, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The English language is packed with idioms whose meanings and origins often seem shrouded in the mists of obscurity. This dictionary takes a fresh look at some 10,000 of them, providing clear and precise definitions for expressions, and in many cases tracing their history back to the source. Folk traditions, myths and legends, professions, trades and individuals are all shown to have made their mark on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: dictionaries
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Dictionnaires
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalind Fergusson
ISBN: 0304350095 9780304350094
OCLC Number: 60158310
Description: xi, 392 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: [editor Rosalind Fergusson].
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This dictionary of English idioms not only defines what they mean but explains how and where they originated.  Read more...

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