Books tagged: phrases and idioms

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English dictionary - Idioms
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,810. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Idioms are phrases that have a meaning that is very different from its individual parts. Unlike most sentences that have a literal meaning, idioms have figurative meaning. A literal meaning is when each word in a sentence stays true to its actual meaning. Figurative meaning is when a combination of words mean something different than the individual words do.
Straight from the Horse's Mouth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & 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'!
Idioms & Phrases: A Concise Dictionary
Series: Great Oratory ยท Ready Reference Treatises. 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.
A Collection of Proverbs, Adages and Idioms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by Melissa Russell. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Proverbs are short, but memorable sayings, based on an important fact of experience that is considered true by many people. Adages which describe a rule of conduct are also known as known as "maxims". An Idiom is a common, everyday phrase or expression or saying whose meaning cannot be understood by the individual words or elements. A huge collection of famous Proverbs, Adages and Idioms.
Quotations and Popular Expressions as Literature
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching
This low cost eBook is an excellent way for teachers and counselors of young people to kick-start an effort to encourage worthy and educational reading in the form of easily digestible short snippets. Reading quotations and sayings easily available constitutes an excellent study of literature and helps develop straight thinking in young people and increased wisdom in older individuals.
English Idioms And Expressions For Everyone, Yes, Even You!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
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A collection of English idioms and expressions, and the origins of some of these expressions. Humorous illustrations and some interesting proverbs from other cultures are also included. This is a useful and fun book for anyone who speaks English, and will be referred to for many years to come. It is a great gift for a friend, or a fitting addition to your coffee table or office waiting room.
Really Useful English Idioms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Short texts, funny cartoons, and clear definitions help you understand and learn 140 common English idioms. Quick review exercises help you remember them. This useful and entertaining ebook is for intermediate and advanced learners. Topics include friends and family, work and business, dating and romance, thinking and learning, and much more. Read, enjoy and learn.