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The Penguin Dictionary of English Idioms

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The Penguin Dictionary of English Idioms by Daphne M. Gulland
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This dictionary groups idioms in classes such as colours (white as a sheet) and schools (including the mystifying "public school" which is explained though it is only an idiom to non-natives). It includes notes on the origin of the more interesting idioms.

Author Biography

DAPHNE GULLAND is the daughter of David Hinds-Howell and has been researching idioms and their origins for a number of years. She lives in Alfter, Germany. DAVID HINDS-HOWELL was born in 1916 and educated at Marlborough College and Oxford University. He had a long and distinguished career as a teacher of English and director of the Hillcrest School of English. He died recently.
Release date NZ
March 29th, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
400
Dimensions
129x198x23
ISBN-13
9780140514810
Product ID
1684020

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