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The Thesaurus of English Idioms is the first serious attempt in the English language to construct a dictionary of synonymous phrases. The current collection contains: 21,500 entries, including 12,500 core idioms; 9,000 cross-references with complete explanatory notes; 22,000 example sentences; 100,000 synonymous phrases explaining the idioms. The book has been designed for five distinct audiences: students of English who would like to build a stronger vocabulary; native speakers who wish to expand their idiomatic vocabulary; teachers of ESL (English as a Second Language) worldwide; members of the general public, wishing to use the collection as a comprehensive reference guide to figurative English; lexicographers doing research in the field of phraseology.
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Dr. George L Nagy is a professor of Modern Languages and Economics at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. He has published several bilingual dictionaries during the last ten years. His English-Hungarian and Hungarian-English Dictionaries of Idioms (Akademiai Kiado, Budapest) received the Standard of Excellece Award of the Academy in 2005. Dr. Nagy holds a Ph.D. in German, and M.A. degrees in Russian and Economics.
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