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The Dictionary of Cliches free pdf The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Cliches features more than four thousand unique cliches and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores the phrases and terms that enliven our language and uncovers expressions that have long been considered dead. With each entry, she includes a thorough definition, origin of the term, and an insightful example. Some of the cliches brought into the limelight include: * Blood is thicker than water * Monkey see, monkey do * Brass tacks * Burn the midnight oil * Change of heart * Moral fiber * By the book 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.

About Christine Ammer

Christine Ammer is a lifelong student of language and author of more than two dozen popular reference books on subjects ranging from classical music to women's health. She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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Author : Christine Ammer
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing
Data Published : 05 November 2013
ISBN : 1628734590
EAN : 9781628734591
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 544 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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