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Metaphorically speaking

a dictionary of 3,800 picturesque idiomatic expressions

by N. E. Renton

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Published by Warner Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Idioms -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.,
  • Figures of speech -- Dictionaries.,
  • Picturesque, The -- Dictionaries.,
  • Metaphor -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementN.E. Renton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1689 .R46 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination528 p. ;
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1700155M
    ISBN 100446393533
    LC Control Number92000363


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