This unique and authoritative dictionary covers the most widely used proverbs in English, using the latest research from Oxford Dictionaries to source them. This edition adds many sayings that have gained currency in recent years, such as ‘better out than in’ and ‘if you can’t be good, be lucky’. Explanations have been added or expanded for hundreds of proverbs, and examples of usage updated. Dictionary of Proverbs is ideal for browsing.
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