Dictionary of American Idioms
Barron’s Dictionary of American Idioms includes more than 8,000 idiomatic words and phrases, with definitions and sample sentences to help clarify meaning.
This guide is a helpful reference for non-native speakers, ESL students, TOEFL and TOEIC test takers, or anyone who wants to improve their conversational American-style English. Idioms undergo constant change in every living language, some falling out of use while new words and phrases become part of the standard vocabulary. This edition takes account of recent idiomatic changes and presents a solid background to informal, conversational American English.