The Dictionary of Cliches

A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes
Product Number: EB00743548
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781628734591
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

An A-to-Z guide to thousands of stock phrases and common expressions-with definitions, origins, and more. The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Cliches features more than four thousand cliches and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores the terms that enliven our language, from "blood is thicker than water" to "brass tacks" to "burn the midnight oil." Whether cliches get under your skin or make you happy as a clam, The Dictionary of Cliches goes the extra mile to provide an essential resource for students, teachers, writers, and anyone with a keen interest in language. And that's food for thought.

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Author(s): Christine Ammer
Original Publish Date: Nov 05, 2013

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