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Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms - by Marvin Terban (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 298

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Language Arts

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Scholastic Reference

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: General

Author: Marvin Terban

Language: English

Street Date: July 1, 2006
TCIN: 11327048
UPC: 9780439770835
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-4025

Description

If you think idioms are a tough nut to crack, pick up the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Fun new design and more than 700 common American phrases, sayings, and expressions.

Cat got your tongue? Penny for your thoughts? Come again? Every day, idioms bring color to our speech. Since they don't really mean what they say, idioms can stump even the native English-speaker. Marvin Terban makes understanding idioms as easy as pie with the revised SCHOLASTIC DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS. Explanations for, and origins of, more than 700 everyday American idioms, complete with kid-friendly sample sentences. The entries are amusing as well as educational. Alphabetical listing and cross-referencing index makes finding idioms a piece of cake.
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