The most complete and authoritative idioms dictionary available, the Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms gives you the tools to understand contemporary American English. It gives clear, easy-to-understand definitions and more than 1,000 usage notes that explain what idioms mean and how they are used today. With dozens of entertaining illustrations and more than 8,000 example sentences taken from the Cambridge International Corpus, it shows how idioms are really used. The Subject Index helps learners find idioms related to health, money, feelings, truth, and many more topics, and the Study Section groups idioms to make them easier to learn. If you want to understand American English idioms, this is the book that will spell it out for you.
Cambridge Idioms Dictionary: Around 7,000 idioms explained in simple language; Thousands of example sentences based on the Cambridge International Corpus; All the information you need to use idioms appropriately; Shows you the most important idioms to learn. This Second edition: Fully updated with new idioms, e.g. think outside the box, nailing jelly to the wall; Lively new pictures illustrating many idioms; Photocopiable worksheets; Topic pages covering useful language areas. Формат: 13,5 см х 20,5 см.
This brand new CD-ROM contains everything the user will find in the Cambridge International Dictionary of English, as well as: - new words which have recently come into the English language - British and American spoken pronunciations for each entry word - links from every word in the text to the entry where that word is defined - sophisticated tools that allow users to search for words anywhere in the text - the ability to search by topic group, giving the user a whole new way into the dictionary - interactive exercises. This CD-ROM and that of the Cambridge Dictionary of American English are fully compatible, and can be searched simultaneously if both are installed.
More than 6000 idioms from spoken and written English, like go postal, it's all gone pear-shaped, and be on the same page. Wide coverage of both American and British English. Clear, accurate definitions, written using the Longman 2000-word Defining Vocabulary. Unique Idiom Activator(r) helps you choose the right idiom. Thousands of examples.
A fully updated edition of the best-selling CAMBRIDGE ADVANCED LEARNER'S DICTIONARY. This paperback edition is ideal for advanced (C1-C2) learners of English and contains up-to-date vocabulary, including words from the areas of technology, media, language, society, and lifestyle, plus important words for academic study. With over 140 000 words, phrases, meanings, and examples, hundreds of pictures and illustrations, clear definitions and a new "Focus on Writing" section, the dictionary is perfect as a reference tool and as a study companion. Informed by the Cambridge International Corpus and correlated to English Vocabulary Profile, it is also ideal for exam preparation. The CD-ROM contains the complete dictionary and recordings in British and American English.
Using a learner's dictionary for the first time can be daunting, but the Cambridge Essential English Dictionary makes that first step easier for learners with short definitions that are easy to understand, and lots of example sentences to put the language into context. Mapped to a ground-breaking research programme, English Profile, this brand new edition of the Cambridge Essential English Dictionary now clearly marks essential vocabulary that students need to know at A1-B1 levels and helps students successfully prioritise learning. Ideal for KET, PET and Starters, Movers and Flyers Tests preparation.
Cambridge Phrasal Verbs Dictionary: Around 6,000 phrasal verbs explained in simple language; Thousands of example sentences based on the Cambridge International Corpus; Clear advice on grammar and usage; Shows you the most important phrasal verbs to learn. This Second edition: Fully updated with new phrasal verbs, e.g. cosy up to, copy in; Lively new pictures illustrating many phrasal verbs; Photocopiable worksheets; Topic pages covering useful language areas. Формат: 13 см х 20 см.