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Gly This edition also features a greatlyincreased number of cross references making it ideal for uick referenceMany entries include additional features which give detailed background on the idiom in uestion For example did you know that taken aback was adopted from nautical terminology that described a ship unable to move forward because of a strong headwind pressing its sails back against themast Anyone interested in the colourful side of the English language will get hours of fun browsing from this fascinating and informative volume. Love the information in this book but was dismayed to see how bloated the book was There are hundreds thousands of meaningless entries defined with See another entry Some entries were ordered by the first word in the phrase while others were not Seemed to be no rhyme or reason to it It definitely makes the book thickerwithout these non entries I estimate the book would only be 2 3 the size

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From the Horse's Mouth Oxford Dictionary of English IdiomsXford Dictionary of IdiomsThe volume takes a fresh look at the idiomatic phrases and sayings that make English the rich and intriguing language that it is This major new edition contains entries for over idioms including entirely new entries based on Oxford s language monitoring and the ongoing third edition ofthe Oxford English Dictionary These include a range of recently established idioms such as the elephant in the corner go figure like a rat up a drainpipe sex on legs step up to the plate too posh to push a walk in the park win u. The book smelled overpoweringly of stale cigarette smoke It was uite revolting and is now in the bin I was finally offered a full refund So far I have received about half An unhappy experience