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Felicity O’Dell, Michael McCarthy-English Idioms in Use_ Advanced-Cambridge University Press (2017)

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English idioms
  6 units o vocabulary reference and practice Second dition dvanced  6 units o vocabulary reference and pr ctice Self-study and classroom use Second Edition dvanced Felicity O Dell Michael McCarthy ... .   . . C MBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS  C MBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS University Printing House, Cambridge CB2 8BS United Kingdom One Liberty Plaza, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10006, USA 477 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207, Australia 4843/24, 2nd Floor, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, Delhi -110002, India 79 Anson Road, 06-04/06, Singapore 079906 Cambridge University Press is part of the University of Cambridge. It furthers the University's mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. www Information on this title: www.cambridge. org elt © Cambridge University Press 2017 This publication is in copyright. Subject to statutory exception and to the provisions of relevant collective licensing agreements, no reproduction of any part may take place without the written permission of Cambridge University Press. First published 2010 Second Edition 2017 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 1110 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Printed in Dubai by Oriental Press catalogue record for this publication s available from the British Library ISBN 978 -131-6629734 Paperback Cambridge University Press has no responsibility for the persistence or accuracy of URLs for external or third-party Internet websites referred to in this publication, and does not guarantee that any content on such websites is, or will remain, accurate or appropriate. Information regarding prices, travel timetables and other factual information given in this work is correct at the time of first printing but Cambridge University Press does not guarantee the accuracy of such information thereafter.  Contents cknowledgements Using this book Learning about idioms 3 4 In this section the units deal with key aspects of wh t idioms are nd how you can use them D What are idioms? J When and how are idioms used? U Using reference resources Common metaphors in idioms Using idioms accurately a Playing with idioms D Idioms from other varieties of English D Modern idioms Types of idiom In this section the units deal with specific types of diom D Similes iJ Binomials O Proverbs m Cliches and fixed statements m Other languages Idioms from the topic area of In this section the units are organised around the aspect of ife from which the idioms have srcinated m Sailing m War and conflict m Transport I Animals m Parts of the body m Games and sport m Ancient myths and history m Shakespeare m Literature m Learning m Science and technology Idioms to t lk about In this section the units are organised round the topic or functional area where they are most likely to be used m Films plays and books m Relationships -friends and family m People -character and behaviour m Crime and punishment m Work m Business news m Business meetings m Money m Society m Daily life m Positive feelings Negative feelings m Problems m Arguing Idioms used in This section focuses on some of the written contexts where idioms are frequently found  m Journalism Gm Advertising m Formal writing Idioms used in conversation This section focuses on ways in which idioms are typically used in spoken language m Advising and warning I Telling stories IJ Responding to what people say I Agreeing and disagreeing m Expressing success and failure li I Emphasising English Idioms in Use dvanced 1
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