Shape up your English with thousands of idioms! Whether you are a learner of English who is having difficulty understanding expressions in everyday speech or a native speaker who wants to expand your written or spoken range, you need a comprehensive reference for idioms, common phrases, and sayings of American English.
McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary shows you the ropes of English and helps you:
•Expand your English-speaking abilities with these 14,000-plus expressions, proverbs, and common sayings, listed alphabetically
•Use American idioms correctly by following the many helpful examples
•Easily find the right phrase by one of its key words Some examples of the colorful English language, as spoken by Americans: at peace – relaxed and happy every trick in the book – every deceptive method known Johnny-on-the-spot – someone who is in the right place at the right time make a killing – to have a great success, especially in making money nine-to-five job – a job with normal daytime hours scream bloody murder – to complain bitterly take a powder – to leave; to leave town
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SEARCH TOOLS – effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
• Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
• Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
• An automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ (‘*’ or ‘?’) to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
• Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
• Use our Voice search when you don’t know how an entry is spelled
• Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
• Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.
LEARNING TOOLS – engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.
• ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
• ‘Recent’ list to easily review looked-up words
• ‘Word of the day’ section to expand your vocabulary daily
• Home screen widget provides random words at a glance
• Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use the dictionary simultaneously with other apps.
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