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Idioms, adages, and proverbs are common expressions and sayings that have meanings beyond what can be understood by their individual words. This insightful title identifies the purpose of each figurative language form and provides strategies to help young readers decode the meanings of these nonliteral expressions.

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9780778718789 | Crabtree Pub Co, December 15, 2015, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Idioms, adages, and proverbs are common expressions and sayings that have meanings beyond what can be understood by their individual words.

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9780778717782 | Crabtree Pub Co, January 15, 2016, cover price $27.60

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Product Description: This groundbreaking book in theoretical and empirical phraseology research looks at Europe’s linguistic situation as a whole, including 74 European and 17 non-European languages. The occurrence of idioms that actually share the same lexical and semantic structure across a large number of languages has never been demonstrated so clearly before Widespread Idioms in Europe and Beyond...read more

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9781433105791 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 29, 2012, cover price $111.95 | About this edition: This groundbreaking book in theoretical and empirical phraseology research looks at Europe’s linguistic situation as a whole, including 74 European and 17 non-European languages.

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Product Description: Idioms are a very important aspect of the English Language. Idioms can be formed in many ways. For example, the word "man" has been used to form many idioms. The parts of the body have been used to form numerous idioms. The names of various animals and various objects have also been used to form idioms...read more

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9781936085026 | Decent Hill Pub Llc, January 24, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Idioms are a very important aspect of the English Language.

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9781426204586, titled "I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms from Around the World" | Original edition (Natl Geographic Society, June 16, 2009), cover price $13.95 | also contains I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms from Around the World

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Product Description: Idioms are words and phrases that express more than the actual words themselves. Found throughout the scriptures, these figurative expressions, such as gird up your loins and salt of the earth can be misleading if the reader has no experience with the message being conveyed...read more

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9781599552415 | Cedar Fort, April 1, 2009, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Idioms are words and phrases that express more than the actual words themselves.

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Product Description: Idioms, proverbs and colloquial expressions are the heart and soul of languages. Impossible to guess, and easily misunderstood, they are the real tickets to talking like a local. Thanks to this multilingual pocket guide, you will now be able to communicate impressively with people you meet on your travels all over the world...read more

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9781741044546 | Lonely Planet, November 30, 2004, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Idioms, proverbs and colloquial expressions are the heart and soul of languages.

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Examples taken from more than forty different languages demonstrate the ability of other languages to provide words for objects or thoughts that English lacks (view table of contents)

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9781889330464, titled "They Have a Word for It: A Lighthearted Lexicon of Untranslatable Words & Phrases" | Sarabande Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $16.95
9780874774641 | 1 edition (J P Tarcher, February 1, 1988), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Examples taken from more than forty different languages demonstrate the ability of other languages to provide words for objects or thoughts that English lacks

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Product Description: Diversity of outward appearance is prevalent among idiomatic expressions as a matter of observation; it is also a prominent obstacle to tracing the origin of idioms as a type of linguistic objects and closing in on the nature of idiomaticity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780820446059 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 1, 2000, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: Diversity of outward appearance is prevalent among idiomatic expressions as a matter of observation; it is also a prominent obstacle to tracing the origin of idioms as a type of linguistic objects and closing in on the nature of idiomaticity.
9783906763064 | Peter Lang, March 1, 2000, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: Diversity of outward appearance is prevalent among idiomatic expressions as a matter of observation; it is also a prominent obstacle to tracing the origin of idioms as a type of linguistic objects and closing in on the nature of idiomaticity.

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Product Description: "The book draws on a lot of research, is friendly to the reader, and will be of good value to teachers." Paul Nation, Victoria University of Wellington, Australia This comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible text on idiom use, learning, and teaching approaches the topic with a balance of sound theory and extensive research in cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, and sociolinguistics combined with informed teaching practices...read more

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9780805810387 | Psychology Pr, January 1, 1993, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: "The book draws on a lot of research, is friendly to the reader, and will be of good value to teachers.

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