Covering over ten thousand phrases, including qbite the bullet, q qtake the cake, q and qbuy the farm, q a reference on common American vocabulary and idiomatic expressions defines each entry and provides a contextual sentence.In one of his essays (1841) Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote: aBut do your thing and I shall know you. ... Work or figure out, as in Ia#39;ve been trying to dope out this new computer program. ... with DO SOMEONE, also see under DO ONE. do someone a favor Perform a helpful service, as in Do me afavor and turn up the thermostat.
|Title||:||The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2013|