By Marvin Terban
Cat obtained your tongue? Penny in your strategies? come back? each day, idioms convey colour to our speech. in view that they do not fairly suggest what they are saying, idioms can stump even the local English-speaker. Marvin Terban makes figuring out idioms "as effortless as pie" with the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. factors for, and origins of, greater than seven hundred daily American idioms, entire with kid-friendly pattern sentences. The entries are fun in addition to academic. Alphabetical directory and cross-referencing index makes discovering idioms a "piece of cake."
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