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Published: 13 October 2016

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780198778370

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Second Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

  • Ideal gift for lovers of language
  • Over 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world, arranged across 250 themes
  • New edition includes new and newly popular sayings, such as 'Never waste a good crisis' and 'Dress for the job you want, not for the job you have'
  • Contains material from Chinese, African, Middle Eastern, and other cultures, used in the English-speaking world
  • Draws on research from the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank

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