Ntc's Dictionary of Everyday American English Expressions: Presented According t

Bargains greater than seven thousand American English expressions divided into eighteen sections, together with banking wishes, speaking own emotions, and getting a job.
Title: NTC's Dictionary of daily American English Expressions
Author: Spears, Richard A./ Birner, Betty J./ Kleinedler, Steven Racek
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 1995/02/01
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Binding kind: PAPERBACK
Library of Congress: 95139741

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