Shape up your English with thousands of idioms! Whether you are a learner of English who is having difficulty understanding expressions in everyday speech or a native speaker who wants to expand your written or spoken range, you need a comprehensive reference for idioms, common phrases, and sayings of American English.
McGraw-Hill's American Idioms Dictionary shows you the ropes of English and helps you:
Expand your English-speaking abilities with these 14,000-plus expressions, proverbs, and common sayings, listed alphabetically
Use American idioms correctly by following the many helpful examples
Easily find the right phrase by one of its key words Some examples of the colorful English language, as spoken by Americans: at peace - relaxed and happy every trick in the book - every deceptive method known Johnny-on-the-spot - someone who is in the right place at the right time make a killing - to have a great success, especially in making money nine-to-five job - a job with normal daytime hours scream bloody murder - to complain bitterly take a powder - to leave; to leave town
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SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
An automatic Fuzzy filter to correct word spelling, as well as Wild card ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
Use our Voice search when you don't know how an entry is spelled
Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.
LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.
Favorites feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
Recent list to easily review looked-up words
Word of the day section to expand your vocabulary daily
Home screen widget provides random words at a glance
Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use the dictionary simultaneously with other apps.
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