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Title:
The Penguin dictionary of English idioms
Author:
Gulland, Daphne M., 1953-
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Penguin, 2001.
Physical Description:
xiv, 378 pages ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780140514810
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A completely new edition of this best-selling dictionary. Thoroughly revised with some 4000 new idioms, it includes all the very latest sayings with examples from a wide variety of sources. Idioms are arranged under categories and this unique approach results in a particularly clear and easy-to-use reference.


Author Notes

DAPHNE GULLAND is the daughter of David Hinds-Howell and has been researching idioms and their origins for a number of years. She lives in Alfter, Germany.
DAVID HINDS-HOWELL was born in 1916 and educated at Marlborough College and Oxford University. He had a long and distinguished career as a teacher of English and director of the Hillcrest School of English. He died recently.