OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH IDIOMS
English level: Advanced Description A comprehensive dictionary dealing with general idiomatic expressions in current English. Key features Over 14,000 references recorded and described. Example sentences taken from a wide range of contemporary sources. Explanations of unusual features of grammar and usage. Simple grammar scheme showing sentence patterns. A detailed index of all nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs used in the idioms. A thorough cross-reference system both to other entries in the dictionary and to relevant entries in its companion volume, the Oxford Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs.