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Title: OXFORD DICTIONARY OF PROVERBS
By: Jennifer Speake (Editor)
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0198734905
ISBN 13: 9780198734901
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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 24 September, 2015
Edition: 6th Revised edition
Series: Oxford Quick Reference
Pages: 400
Description: This unique and thoroughly revised collection contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English, drawing on the resources of the Oxford Dictionaries team for the most up-to-date research. Lively and compelling, it is filled with favourites - old and new - with a strong emphasis on meanings of proverbs catalogued.
Synopsis: This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English, utilizing the latest research from Oxford Dictionaries to source them. This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, broadening the cultural range of the proverbs selected, and covering sayings of international origins. With a strong emphasis on concisely explaining the meaning of the proverbs described, the dictionary also provides additional examples of usage, and includes a fascinating history for many entries. Arranged in A-Z order and with a useful thematic index, A Dictionary of Proverbs is ideal for browsing and perfectly suited for quick reference. Look up your old favourites, learn punchy new expressions to get your point across, and find the answer to that crossword clue. It is never too late to learn: find proverbs relevant to every aspect of life in this entertaining and informative collection.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
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