Synonym Savvy: A companion to Dictionary of American English Idioms and Slang (Paperback)

Synonym Savvy: A companion to Dictionary of American English Idioms and Slang By J. D. Hunter Cover Image
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Synonym Savvy reverse engineers ordinary English words such as "advantage" to reveal idioms such as "Get a leg up", "Beat him to the punch", "Ace him out", "Make hay while the sun shines", "Strike while the iron is hot", and "Have someone over a barrel". My book will enhance your enjoyment of the English language as well as delight your conversation partners. Students of ESL will gain valuable knowledge of the English language through reading and studying this book.

About the Author


J.D. Hunter published (through CreateSpace) Dictionary of American English Idioms and Slang in 2014. She is a graduate of Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. She developed the first ESL course at The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington and taught this course for over ten years. This dictionary has over 5,000 well-known words and phrases that flummox a non-native speaker of English such as "hand-over-fist", "get the short end of the stick", and "If you snooze, you lose". Ms. Hunter compiled 5,000 of these phrases over several years time and published her book.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781543195378
ISBN-10: 1543195377
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: October 25th, 2017
Pages: 172
Language: English