101 American English Proverbs: Understanding Language and Culture Through Commonly Used Sayings

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McGraw Hill Professional, 1992 - Foreign Language Study - 126 pages
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You'll find proverbial advice--don't put the cart before the horse; encouragement--practice makes perfect; warnings--too many cooks spoil the broth; and many more colorful expressions that have become an enduring part of contemporary American English speech. This is a delightful collection of such common observations and time-honored truths, provides insights into American people, customs, and language.

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