Oxford Dictionary of Idioms PDF Book

Oxford Dictionary of Idioms PDF Book

Did you know that ‘Taste of the Month’ originated from a marketing campaign for an American ice cream

shop in the 1940s? It was time to specifically promote

a particular flavor for a month. And did you know that ‘off cuff’ refers to the rather messy practice of

writing improvised notes on the cuff of a shirt before speaking in public?

These and more idioms are described in this Oxford Dictionary of Phrases, Second Edition.

Oxford Dictionary of Idioms PDF Book
Oxford Dictionary of Idioms PDF Book

This book takes a fresh look at the idioms and proverbs

that make English a rich and interesting language. This major new edition contains over 5,000 idiom

entries, including 350 all-new entries and 500+ new citations.

Program, the world’s largest language learning program. Entries are supported by rich illustrative

The text has been updated to include many new idioms using results from the Oxford English Reading

citations from various sources and eras, and the text has been completely redesigned to be elegant and

user-friendly. Anyone interested in the colorful side of the

English language will take the time to explore this interesting and informative book.