Cambridge dictionary of American idioms.
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003 (2006 printing)
xiii, 498 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Included are more than 5,500 idioms used in current newspapers, magazines, and books; on radio and TV; on Web pages, and in informal conversation. Contains simple, easy-to-understand definitions and more than 1,000 usage notes that explain what idioms mean and how they are used in American English today. Also included are more than 8,000 example sentences.