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The Penguin Dictionary of English Idioms (Penguin Reference Books) [Paperback]

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Pages   378
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.86" Width: 5.09" Height: 0.89"
Weight:   0.7 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2001
Publisher   Penguin (Non-Classics)
Age  18
ISBN  0140514813  
EAN  9780140514810  
UPC  051488017004  

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An updated guide to the idiosyncracies of the English language furnishes two thousand new idioms and figures of speech, along with clear and concise definitions and usage notes, including "power nap," "the "Oprah effect," and "girl power," all in a thematic arrangement that offers full explanations of more than five thousand phrases. Original.

Publishers Description
"Power nap," "the Oprah effect," "girl power"-these are just some of the recent figures of speech to have entered our language. This dictionary has been completely revised for its second edition and includes 2,000 new idioms. It provides clear and concise definitions and explains how the idioms should be used. At the same time, the dictionary's thematic arrangement makes it possible not only to study and compare all the idioms in a given subject area, but to match the right one to the right occasion.

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More About Daphne M. Gulland & David G. Hinds-Howell
Daphne Gulland DAPHNE GULLAND MY PERSONAL STATEMENT I am a writer and a poet. I was educated at Virgo Fidelis Grammar School in London and then went on to study English and German at Bedford College, University of London. My parents were the directors of a language school in London, and so I was able to meet children and students from all over the world and observe how they learnt English. I was able to discover their various linguistic problems and explore ways of helping them. It gradually became my life’s purpose to write books that would make it enjoyable and interesting for children and adults to learn English. I like doing things differently and so all my books and my website may take you by surprise! My first book was The Penguin Dictionary of English Idioms. This was published in 1986 and is still selling very well all over the world. I have divided the idioms into 34 categories, for example: Colours, Weather, Trees and Plants, Body, Furniture, Food, Money, Games and Sports, etc. Chapter 9 – Fish has the following headings: Fish, Mackerel, Herring, Eel, Sardines, Fry, Caviare, Oyster, Whelk, Clam, Limpet, Crab and Shark. I wrote this dictionary together with my father and we both had a wonderful time working on it together. One can read this dictionary either chapter by chapter or use it to look up the meanings of various idioms. There is an index at the back of the book with more than 4,000 idioms. I think it is great fun to read this dictionary and one is always surprised to find so many idioms under one heading. My next book was a dictionary of English and German similes for the German publisher, Langenscheidt, published in 1996. It has been translated into Polish and Czech. I have recently written two books for children in easy English: Wallpaper Whizzie and Tinki and the Cloud Fairies, both in 2014. I wrote Wallpaper Whizzie on two levels – one for children and one for parents who are reading the book to their children. It is full of hidden meanings and you can find them explained to you on my website under: About Daphne/ Daphne’s Publications. I enjoy writing poetry and you may find a small selection of my poems on my website under About Daphne Gulland / Poems. You may also find a section here on Poetry with a collection of my favourite Inspirational Poems, English Poems and Poems by my ancestors, Agnes Rous Howell and James Howell. I wish you much pleasure in reading my books and poems.

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Great Book!  Dec 31, 2005
Excellent for international students or common students looking for ways to improve their English... with expressions such as neck-to-neck or sell down the river you can become an effective communicator by using this phrases that convey a lot of meaning...

I recommend it strongly.
Very good value for money  Sep 27, 2003
This book is worth a million for those interested in the English language. Browse through it an you will have a lot of fun and by the way learn a nice lot about how to use English more efficient.

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