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Common American Phrases In Everyday Contexts

Common American Phrases In Everyday Contexts

by Richard A. Spears
     
 

With more than 200 new entries, this updated edition boasts almost 2,000 common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English. From greetings and good-byes to everyday small talk, each entry is presented in a realistic context. Special attention to the needs of nonnative speakers includes usage restrictions and cautions as well as a

Overview

With more than 200 new entries, this updated edition boasts almost 2,000 common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English. From greetings and good-byes to everyday small talk, each entry is presented in a realistic context. Special attention to the needs of nonnative speakers includes usage restrictions and cautions as well as a phrase-finder index for on-the-spot reference. An essential dictionary for all students of English who want to know the most common expressions in American speech today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071405607
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/20/2002
Series:
McGraw-Hill ESL References Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
314
Sales rank:
747,409
Product dimensions:
0.66(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Meet the Author

Richard A. Spears, Ph.D., is a reference editor, lexicographer, and former linguistics professor at Northwestern University who has written more than 30 dictionaries.

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