- File Size: 2539 KB
- Print Length: 711 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publication Date: September 7, 2012
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0097ROXQ4
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Not Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #44,667 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
Idioms in the News - 1,000 phrases, real examples Kindle Edition
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Although I just open today, I saw mistype here.
We are keenly aware that a police officer's use of force should not be judged with 20-20 hindsight and that allowances must be made for applications of force in conditions at are rapidly unfolding and require split-second life or death judgments
in conditions at are rapidly => in conditions that are rapidly..
Author excels at giving GREAT EXAMPLES of usage!
Choices are good... anyone who speaks American English needs to know these...
In my case, anyone who writes songs needs a grasp of idiomatic usage...
even when one changes them up in a song for added layering, dimension, ambiguity, meaning...
again... makes reading what is technically a REFERENCE BOOK... fun reading!
Having learned English as an adult, I am always in search of this kind of books because only through idioms one can truly know a language. I quizzed some native speakers with some of the idioms included in the book, and their responses varied greatly. It ended up being a great conversation piece.