ISBN 9788129118110,Little Red Book Idioms And Phrases

Little Red Book Idioms And Phrases


Terry O Brien


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ISBN 9788129118110

Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788129118110

ISBN-10 8129118114


Number of Pages 216 Pages
Language (English)


Idiom from Latin: idioma, 'special property' is an expression, word or phrase that has a figurative meaning, this is separate from the literal meaning or definition of the words of which it is made. Word group becomes an idiomatic expression. The words develop a specialized meaning as an entity, as an idiom. When a speaker uses an idiom, the listener might mistake its actual meaning, if he or she has not heard this figure of speech before. In English the expression to go round the bend, would mean 'to go insane'. There are many such idiomatic expressions, A Curtain Lecture: Nagging by a wife at bedtime. A Dutch Wife: A bolster. Land of Nod: A state of sleep Let not idioms confuse those unfamiliar with them. Little Red Book of Idioms and Phrases will add to your vocabulary. Let's get into the ball park of idioms and phrases.