Phrases and Sayings (Bloomsbury reference)

Phrases and Sayings (Bloomsbury reference) by Nigel Rees

ISBN10: 0747531145
ISBN13: 978-0747531142
Author: Nigel Rees
Title: Phrases and Sayings (Bloomsbury reference)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; Revised edition (July 10, 1997)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1759 kb
Size PDF: 1772 kb
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Subcategory: Words, Language & Grammar

Phrases and Sayings (Bloomsbury reference) by Nigel Rees



This volume contains 3000 examples of phrases old and new written and spoken in English. The entries span the centuries, from the wit and wisdom of the classics and common Latin phrases to the latest in media phraseology and current catchphrases, from "carpe diem" to "hasta la vista baby!", from "concordia parvae res crescunt" to "yabba-dabba-do!" The book is cross-referenced throughout. Nigel Rees is the author of the "Bloomsbury Dictionary of Popular Phrases" and the "Bloomsbury Dictionary of Phrase and Allusion".

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