From the Back Cover
From catching a cold to landing on your feet, idiomatic
expressions add color and style to the English language. The
latest edition of Essential Idioms in English remains the
resource of choice for mastering more than 500 common English
idioms, phrasal verbs, and collocations.
Organized by level for beginning, intermediate, and advanced
learners, Essential Idioms in English thoroughly defines and
illustrates each idiom, then reinforces its meaning and usage
with multiple-choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, and matching
New features include:
* Three new sections on collocations to illustrate the frequency
of certain usages.
* An expanded Appendix of Equivalent Idioms that adds Portuguese
to the French and Spanish translations of previous editions.
* New eight-page section on dictionary skills helps students
build their knowledge of vocabulary and usage.