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Dictionary of Idiom Origins

The English language contains a vast store of idioms that can be used in creative ways

The English language contains a vast store of idioms that can be used in creative ways

Dictionary of Idiom Origins

by Thuy Duong
Dictionary of Idiom Origins
Dictionary of Idiom Origins
Dictionary of Idiom Origins

What is it about?

The English language contains a vast store of idioms that can be used in creative ways. This totally revised and greatly expanded dictionary of Idiom Origins examines over 1000 such phrases, tracing each one's source and history through a rich supply of examples. Each entry comes with meaning, example sentences and detailed information about its origin.

Dictionary of Idiom Origins

App Details

Version
2.0
Rating
NA
Size
82Mb
Genre
Reference Education
Last updated
June 28, 2021
Release date
September 4, 2017
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App Store Description

The English language contains a vast store of idioms that can be used in creative ways. This totally revised and greatly expanded dictionary of Idiom Origins examines over 1000 such phrases, tracing each one's source and history through a rich supply of examples. Each entry comes with meaning, example sentences and detailed information about its origin.

You can find the origin of idioms originated from Bible such as "a leopard can't change his spots" or idioms coined by sailors such as "feel under the weather" or idioms come from horse racing such as "across the board"

Understanding the origins of idioms can help you to learn and remember how to use an idiom in actual context.

This app is a great reference for anyone who is interested in the development of English language.

DICTIONARY

• Meaning
• Example Sentences
• Origin
• Related Idioms

IDIOM LISTS

• You can create a list and add idioms into that list

ADVANCED SEARCH

• Search an entry by using its meaning

OTHER FEATURES

• Bookmark and entry
• Search for an entry

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