American Idioms

American Idioms

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Idioms of American English

This dictionary of idioms and expressions is an online version of the book by A. Makkai, M.T. Boatner and J.E. Gates - "A Dictionary of American Idioms".
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Categories: Black English British adjective adverb age avoidable conditional conjunction dialect exclamation formal idioms informal interjection jargon lies life literary love military noun preposition proverb radio jargon semi-technical slang sorrow southern substandard time used by children used in interrogative used in negative used in passive verb vulgar

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