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Dictionary of problem words and expressions

Shaw, Harry

Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Usage.,
  • English language -- Idioms.

  • About the Edition

    Defines, explains, and illustrates more than 1500 of the most common mistakes in word use made in English. Includes a brief guide to more effective writing and speaking.

    Edition Notes

    StatementHarry Shaw.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1460 .S5158 1987, PE1464 .S5158 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 368 p. ;
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2721827M
    ISBN 100070565171
    LC Control Number86015338


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