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Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (Oxford Quick Reference) 6th Edition, Kindle Edition


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Length: 401 pages Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Page Flip: Enabled
Language: English

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`brilliantly arranged . . . I recommend it without hesitation to all students of the English language and lovers of literature, as well as to pedants, crossword fanatics and those who like to prove people wrong in argument.' - Auberon Waugh, Sunday Telegraph`much pleasure, earthy or erudite, and sometimes both, lies here in store' - Richard Holmes, The Times

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This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English, utilizing the latest research from Oxford Dictionaries to source them. This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, broadening the cultural range of the proverbs selected, and covering sayings of international origins. With a strong emphasis on concisely explaining the meaning of the proverbs described, the dictionary also provides additional
examples of usage, and includes a fascinating history for many entries. Arranged in A-Z order and with a useful thematic index, A Dictionary of Proverbs is ideal for browsing and perfectly suited for quick reference. Look up your old favourites, learn punchy new expressions to get your point across, and find
the answer to that crossword clue. It is never too late to learn: find proverbs relevant to every aspect of life in this entertaining and informative collection.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3119 KB
  • Print Length: 401 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0198734905
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford; 6 edition (24 September 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B015ETT2D2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #346,801 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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