Common American phrases in everyday contexts

by Richard A. Spears | 16 December 2011
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A useful guide to everyday American English to help you understand meanings and avoid difficulty in translation In this new edition of Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts , noted lexicographer Richard A. Spears shares with you 1,900 of the most common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English. Here you will discover the greetings, good-byes, and everyday small talk that Americans use daily. All entries have been selected with the special needs of you, the nonnative speaker of English, in mind! Inside you'll find:Examples or short dialogues with each entry that illustrate how the phrase is used in everyday speakingUsage restrictions or warnings for those situations when a phrase may be inappropriateShortened or abbreviated expressions cross-referenced to their complete formsA Phrase-Finder Index to help quick and easy reference
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A useful guide to everyday American English to help you understand meanings and avoid difficulty in translation In this new edition of Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts , noted lexicographer Richard A. Spears shares with you 1,900 of the most common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English. Here you will discover the greetings, good-byes, and everyday small talk that Americans use daily. All entries have been selected with the special needs of you, the nonnative speaker of English, in mind! Inside you'll find:Examples or short dialogues with each entry that illustrate how the phrase is used in everyday speakingUsage restrictions or warnings for those situations when a phrase may be inappropriateShortened or abbreviated expressions cross-referenced to their complete formsA Phrase-Finder Index to help quick and easy reference
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