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Does Your Flamingo Flamenco? The Best Little Dictionary of Confusing Words and Malapropisms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Stumped about any of these? Hunger pains or hunger pangs? Spitting image or spit and image? Some time or sometime? Lay or lie? Shined or shone? Retroactive from or retroactive to? Effect or affect? Buck naked or butt naked? Find all the answers in this handy guide written by Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva. Over 250 confusing word pairs, groups, and idioms - defined with examples.
Straight from the Horse's Mouth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A fun-filled illustrated ride through the world of Idioms. Many of us don't even know why we use these frequently used phrases, let alone their history & origins. 'The writings on the wall', though we don't want to 'blow our own trumpet' so 'keep your shirt on', we'll give you the 'full monty', 'Warts and all' lowdown on the 100 most interesting Idioms. That's 'Straight from the horse's mouth'!
A to Z – Poem for an Idiom
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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This ebook puts everything together from A to Z. There is an Idiom, its meaning and then followed by an eight line poem. I hope you enjoy reading them all. If you ask me my favorite, I would go for one done for the letter – ‘V’.
Idioms & Phrases: A Concise Dictionary
Series: Great Oratory. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Idioms and phrases are used extensively in literature, particularly in drama and fiction. In satirical or humorous fiction, the inclusion of phrases and idioms is almost inevitable.
No Mistakes Grammar, Volume II, Misused Words for Business
Series: No Mistakes Grammar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
We’re back! That’s right. Back and at it again. And there’s an unexpected surprise. We have more redundancies, more expressions, and more mixed-up word news.
Military & Nautical Phrases: Etymology: The Origins of Nautical & Military Phrases
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Reference » Etymology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Freezing the Balls of a Brass Monkey, Money for Old Rope, Swinging the Lead, Turn a Blind Eye and hundreds more idioms and phrases with military origins. Why do we say these things and how did they become part of our language?
109 (+11) Phrasal Verbs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
You can learn 120 Phrasal verbs! Phrasal verbs are commonly used in everyday, conversational English. It is more natural to say, “Please put out your cigarette,” than “Please extinguish your cigarette.” I encourage you to study the lessons in this book, and begin using these phrasal verbs in your conversations. You will sound more natural when you do so.
1,000 Words for English Learners
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
1,000 Words for English Learners is a self-study reference book for intermediate, advanced and master English learners. It helps you use English fluently and quickly when talking to people who speak English well. It is packed with clear explanations of words, well-written sample sentences, and plenty of useful exercises with answers. It also contains 100 tips for studying English.
123 English idioms. Volume 1.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This ebook is mainly for the readers who learn English as the second language. It is the first volume of the series titled: '123 English idioms' and it contains 123 common English idioms with explanations in English along with a large number of 1230 sentences showing the context in which the idioms can be used. Each idiom is illustrated by 10 sentences.
Ballun Pingut 2
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: Maltese. Published: May 24, 2014 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The second edition of Ballun Pingut comprises 1400 terms and expressions in the Maltese language, all linked to the world of soccer. The author explains the terms and gives them in alphabetical order. The book can interest different audiences such as those who love the Maltese language and those who form part of the soccer world.