A useful guide to 1,900 of the most common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English.
The Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts is a useful guide to everyday American English, aimed at understanding meaning and avoiding difficulty in translation.
This new edition features 1,900 of the most common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English, as transcribed by noted lexicographer Richard A. Spears. Here you will discover greetings, good-byes, and everyday small talk that Americans use daily. Each entry includes examples or short dialogues that illustrate how phrases are used in everyday speaking, as well as usage restrictions or warnings for those situations when a phrase may be inappropriate. Shortened or abbreviated expressions are cross-referenced to their complete forms, plus a Phrase-Finder Index helpa with quick and easy reference.NEW! Now with the addition of a convenient Home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right in faster and easier than ever!
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