The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms
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ISBN10: 0547676581 ISBN13: 9780547676586 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Published: Feb 26 2013 Pages: 506 Weight: 1.50lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.00" Edition: 2nd Edition Language: English
Covering almost ten thousand phrases, including bite the bullet, take the cake, buy the farm, and says who, a unique reference on common American vocabulary and idiomatic expressions defines each entry and provides a contextual sentence.