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American Idioms and Some Phrases Just for Fun (repost)

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American Idioms and Some Phrases Just for Fun (repost)

Edward Swick, "American Idioms and Some Phrases Just for Fun"
1999 | ISBN: 0764108077 | 144 pages | PDF | 3,5 MB

ESL students taking intermediate-level courses will find this book a helpful supplement to their classroom textbook. Just as important, they'll see it as a reliable guide to the intricacies of idiomatic American English. Why, after all, should a newcomer to the English language be expected to make sense out of such phrases as get on the ball…make a beeline…have a bone to pick? These and dozens more phrases are explained, "translated" into more formal English, and repeated in various contexts.