American Idioms and Some Phrases Just for Fun



American Idioms and Some Phrases Just for Fun
ESL students taking intermediate-level courses will find this book a helpful supplement to their classroom textbook. Just as important, they'll see it as a reliable guide to the intricacies of idiomatic American English. Why, after all, should a newcomer to the English language be expected to make sense out of such phrases as get on the ball...make a beeline...have a bone to pick? These and dozens more phrases are explained, 'translated' into more formal English, and repeated in various contexts.

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