The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

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This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English and uses research from the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank. This edition has been revised and fully updated and includes numerous entirely new entries. It alsofeatures expanded coverage of foreign language proverbs currently in use in English. With an emphasis on examples of usage, including the earliest written evidence of its use, this A-Z guide provides a thorough - and fascinating - history for every entry. Arranged in A-Z format and with a usefulthematic 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. Seeing is believing: find proverbs relevant to every aspect of lifein this entertaining and informative collection.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2008
Edition: 5th ed
ISBN: 9780199539536
0199539537
Branch Call Number: 398.9 O98 5th ed
398.9 O98 5th ed
Characteristics: xii, 388 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Speake, Jennifer
Alternative Title: Dictionary of proverbs
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