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NTCs Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions ,Second Edition
Author Richard A. Spears, Ph.D.
ISBN 8176490059
Publisher NTC Publishing Group
Size 21.5x14x3cm
Weight 680
Our Price Rs. 630.00
NTCs Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions, by lexicographer Richard A. Spears, Ph.D.. is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind. It contains more than 10,000 definitions of terms and expressions that are likely to be heard in movies, on television, in the streets, and on college campuses. In addition, the dictionary provides nearly 20,000 example sentences to illustrate common usage of these expressions in everyday American English.The dictionary contains these special features to aid the reader The slang of college students, underworld types, surfers, Wall Streeters, computer freaks, and just plain folks is included and identified appropriately. Each entry has at least two example sentences that illustrate slang and colloquial usage in everyday American English. A comprehensive Phrase-Finder Index allows the user to identify and locate partially remembered expressions quickly and easily. Expressions are cross-referenced on both form and meaning. Notes of caution are included for crude, inflammatory, and taboo material. International Phonetic Alphabet pronunciations are given where necessary.NTCs Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions is the preferred reference for anyone seeking to understand and to learn to use American slang in realistic situations.


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