By Yuri Dolgopolov

masking over 10,000 idioms and collocations characterised through similarity of their wording or metaphorical concept which don't express corresponding similarity of their meanings, this dictionary offers a distinct cross-section of the English language. although it truly is designed particularly to help readers in keeping off using irrelevant or inaccurate words, the e-book is usually used as a standard phraseological dictionary delivering definitions to person idioms, clichés, and set expressions. such a lot words integrated within the dictionary are in energetic present use, making information regarding their meanings and utilization necessary to language rookies in any respect degrees of proficiency.

Show description

Read or Download A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms and Collocations PDF

Best semantics books

New PDF release: The Grammar of Polarity (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics)

Many languages contain structures that are delicate to the expression of polarity: that's, unfavourable polarity goods, which can't ensue in affirmative clauses, and confident polarity goods, which can't happen in negatives. The phenomenon of polarity sensitivity has been an immense resource of proof for theories concerning the psychological structure of grammar during the last fifty years, and to many the oddly dysfunctional sensitivities of polarity goods have appeared to help a view of grammar as an encapsulated psychological module essentially unrelated to different facets of human cognition or communicative habit.

Download e-book for kindle: Der Stellungskrieg des Normalen: Laudatio von Wilhelm by Silvia Schmitz-Görtler

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich Rhetorik / Phonetik / Sprechwissenschaft, observe: 1,3, FernUniversität Hagen (Philosophie), Veranstaltung: Alltagslogik und Rhetorik, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die Hausarbeit „‘Der Stellungskrieg des Normalen‘, Laudatio von Wilhelm Genazino auf Ursula Krechel anlässlich der Verleihung des Kunstpreises Rheinland-Pfalz am 31.

Read e-book online Liberating Content PDF

This quantity brings jointly sequence of papers: one all started with Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore's 1997 paper 'On an Alleged Connection among the speculation of which means and oblique Speech'. the opposite sequence began with their 1997 paper 'Varieties of Quotation'. The imperative subject matter all through is that in basic terms while communicative content material is liberated from semantic content material do we make growth in realizing language, verbal exchange, contexts, and their interconnection.

Download PDF by Stergios Chatzikyriakidis,Zhaohui Luo: Modern Perspectives in Type-Theoretical Semantics (Studies

This e-book is a collective quantity that studies the state-of-the-art within the purposes of style idea to linguistic semantics. the amount fills a 20 12 months hole from the final released booklet at the factor and aspires to deliver researchers in the direction of leading edge choices in formal semantics study. It comprises unpublished paintings by way of a few key researchers on quite a few concerns relating to the kind theoretical examine of formal semantics and extra exemplifies the benefits of utilizing smooth variety theoretical techniques to linguistic semantics.

Extra info for A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms and Collocations

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms and Collocations by Yuri Dolgopolov


by Edward
4.5

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 30 votes