MSDict Oxford Dictionary of Idioms


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Last updated: 2010-03-25
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MSDict Oxford Dictionary of Idioms is the world's most popular idioms dictionary that contains 5,000 entries, metaphorical phrases, similes, familiar sayings, and Proverbs, providing illustrative quotations from sources as varied as the Bible, the Spectator, and Agatha Christie. The invariable components of the entry structure are the idiom itself with capitalized keyword and any common variants given in brackets, followed by the definition. In addition there may be a label or labels indicating register and/or geographical area, a sentence or short paragraph covering etymological, historical and usage points of interest, and an illustrative quotation. The marking of a quotation with an asterisk indicates it is the earliest example of the use of this idiom yet traced.

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