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Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms

Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms Book
Author : Marvin Terban
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008-08-11
ISBN : 9781439526873
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An alphabetical listing of common figures of speech, along with their definitions and origins.

The Scholastic Dictionary of Spelling

The Scholastic Dictionary of Spelling Book
Author : Marvin Terban
Publisher : Scholastic
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9780439144964
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With an alphabetical listing of more than 15,000 words, useful rules, and an index of commonly misspelled words, this guide can help any student conquer the spelling dilemma. Illustrations.

Scholastic Children s Dictionary

Scholastic Children s Dictionary Book
Author : Scholastic Inc
Publisher : Scholastic Reference
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9780590252713
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This updated edition features nearly 200 new entries added to the more than 30,000 words with clear, understandable definitions that invite readers to interact with the words and definitions. Features a pronunciation guide and boxes offering extra facts.

Punching the Clock

Punching the Clock Book
Author : Marvin Terban
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 1990
ISBN : 9780899198651
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Introduces and explains more than 100 expressions which mean something different than the separate words in the group. For example: raise the roof, hold your horses, and carry a tune.

McGraw Hill s Dictionary of American Idoms and Phrasal Verbs

McGraw Hill s Dictionary of American Idoms and Phrasal Verbs Book
Author : Richard Spears
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2006-02-03
ISBN : 9780071486859
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Learn the language of Nebraska . . .and 49 other states With more entries than any other reference of its kind, McGraw-Hill’s Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs shows you how American English is spoken today. You will find commonly used phrasal verbs, idiomatic expressions, proverbial expressions, and clichés. The dictionary contains more than 24,000 entries, each defined and followed by one or two example sentences. It also includes a Phrase-Finder Index with more than 60,000 entries.

Mad as a Wet Hen

Mad as a Wet Hen  Book
Author : Marvin Terban
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 1987
ISBN : 9780899194790
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Illustrates and explains over 100 common English idioms, in categories including animals, body parts, and colors.

Oxford Dictionary of Idioms

Oxford Dictionary of Idioms Book
Author : John Ayto
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2020-06-18
ISBN : 0192584383
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

What is it to 'cock a snook', where is the land of Nod, and who was first to go the extra mile? Find the answers to these questions (and many more!) in the new edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Idioms. This dictionary uncovers the meanings of myriad phrases and sayings that are used daily in the English language, encompassing more than 10,000 figurative expressions, similes, sayings, and proverbs. More than 400 idioms have been added to this new edition, and comprise recently coined and common sayings alike. New additions include 'back of the net', 'drag and drop', 'go it alone', 'how come?', 'if you ask me', 'make your skin crawl', and 'woe betide'. Illustrative quotations sourced from the Oxford corpora give contextual examples of the idioms and their standard usage, and many entries include background information on the origins of the idiom in question. An updated thematic index makes for easy navigation, and anyone who is interested in the origins and diversity of English vernacular will have hours of fun browsing this fascinating dictionary.

The Dictionary of Cliches

The Dictionary of Cliches Book
Author : James Rogers
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1986-12
ISBN : 9780345338143
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The first dictionary of its kind revitalizes more than two thousand cliches and tired phrases by revealing the history of the origin behind each one

Scholastic Rhyming Dictionary

Scholastic Rhyming Dictionary Book
Author : Sue Young,Paul B. Janeczko
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780439796422
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An updated edition of a kid-friendly resource provides more than fifteen thousand rhyming words and phrases, arranged within each entry by number of syllables, and including slang, idioms, and proper nouns. Original.

Funny You Should Ask

Funny You Should Ask Book
Author : Marvin Terban
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 1992
ISBN : 9780395581131
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Offers an abundant cache of ideas about using words and wordplay to create engaging riddles and jokes.

Oxford Idioms Dictionary for Learners of English

Oxford Idioms Dictionary for Learners of English Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9783464105184
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Oxford Idioms Dictionary for Learners of English book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Great Book of American Idioms

The Great Book of American Idioms Book
Author : Lingo Lingo Mastery
Publisher : Independently Published
Release : 2019-10-13
ISBN : 9781699654316
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Do you feel that it's "like pulling teeth" when you want to learn new sayings? Would you like to be able to discover new American idioms and phrases that will make communication "a piece of cake"? Sure, you can learn English with a language course or a textbook just fine, and climb up the ranks in terms of your grasp of the language... but are you sure you can talk like a native? For starters, many expressions used by fluent speakers of English can't exactly be learned in a book, and it can be frustrating to realize that your formal learning hasn't been enough to teach you the way people talk in real life. Sometimes, it's all about having the right tools at your disposal... and this is where The Great Book of American Idioms comes in! Written to act as a powerful addition to your other English-learning resources, this book will allow you to: Discover over 1300 different idioms and sayings, covering hundreds of different subjects Learn the correct definition and usage of each expression, ensuring that you know exactly when you can say them out loud during a conversation Visualize examples of the sayings in common conversations, helping you understand their context Take advantage of important tips we provide you in the introduction and conclusion of the book, so that you can boost your learning and get a much better understanding of the English language. What are you waiting for? Over 1300 idioms and expressions are awaiting you! Don't miss out on learning why this "dark horse" will help you "see the big picture"!

Scholastic Dictionary of Synonyms Antonyms and Homonyms

Scholastic Dictionary of Synonyms  Antonyms and Homonyms Book
Author : Scholastic Inc.
Publisher : Scholastic
Release : 1989-10
ISBN : 9780590014830
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume contains 12,000 synonyms, 10,000 antonyms, and 2,000 homonyms, making it an ideal reference tool for student writers.

The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions

The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions Book
Author : James McGuire
Publisher : Whalen Book Works
Release : 2019-01-28
ISBN : 1732512604
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With 100+ full-page illustrations, The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions introduces readers to the fascinating, humorous, and often unbelievable origin stories behind the English language’s most common sayings! Why do we bring home the bacon, instead of some other salty meat? Whose beans are we spilling, exactly? Why was that cat in the bag to begin with? Every day, English speaking people turn phrase after phrase, idiom after idiom, with no actual idea what they are saying! Sure, the meaning of these expressions has long been established, but rarely do we stop to think about where they come from. The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions will profile 64 of the greatest idiom origin stories through simple text and captivating illustration. No longer will you wonder why getting a goat is so frustrating, or why hatters are so mad (and no, that one doesn’t come from Alice in Wonderland)! With The Illustrated Histories of Everyday Expressions, everyday phrases come to life! Inside this charming little hardcover volume, the illustrated idioms will be arranged chronologically, with the oldest expressions appearing first, working all the way up to the present day. Each entry will provide the saying’s definition and origin story, laid out cohesively within a funny and captivating illustration of the strange and wonderful long-forgotten story. Whalen Book Works is an independent book publishing company that combines top-notch design, unique formats, and fresh content to create truly innovative gift books. We bring together a talented team of writers, designers, illustrators, and artists in order to develop strong editorial content that brings a book to life!

Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms Book
Author : John Ayto
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2010-07-08
ISBN : 019954378X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Offers entries for over six thousand idioms, including seven hundred new to this edition, and provides background information, additional cross-references, and national variants.

Scholastic Children s Thesaurus

Scholastic Children s Thesaurus Book
Author : John K. Bollard
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780439798310
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Designed for children ages nine to thirteen, an attractive, illustrated thesaurus defines more than five hundred headwords and 2,500 synonyms, provides example sentences for each synonym, and includes an extensive cross-referencing index.

In A Pickle

In A Pickle Book
Author : Marvin Terban,Giulio Maestro
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2007-06-18
ISBN : 0547346220
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Thirty popular expressions such as "straight from the horse's mouth" and "white elephant" are amusingly explained and illustrated.

Dictionary of Proverbs and Their Origins

Dictionary of Proverbs and Their Origins Book
Author : Linda Flavell,Roger Flavell
Publisher : Kyle Cathie Limited
Release : 2004-07-01
ISBN : 9781856265638
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In Dictionary of Proverbs and Their Origins, Linda and Roger Flavell trace the origins and histories of over 400 proverbs, detailing the changes of meaning and usage that have occurred throughout each proverb's life and offering literary examples dating back over 2,000 years. Entries have been selected because they have a tale to tell and because they are pithily, even wittily phrased, offering, as Cervantes put it, "short sentences drawn from long experience."

Banish Boring Words

Banish Boring Words  Book
Author : Leilen Shelton
Publisher : Scholastic Teaching Resources
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9780545083034
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Offers reproducible word lists that include synonym choices, tranistions, sensory words, action verbs, and phrases to avoid.

Super Silly Sayings That Are Over Your Head

Super Silly Sayings That Are Over Your Head Book
Author : Catherine S. Snodgrass
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9780966652949
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Defines more than forty idioms using an illustration of the literal meaning next to an illustration of the actual idiomatic meaning and with explanatory text.