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Thesaurus of traditional English metaphors

by P. R. Wilkinson

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Idioms -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.,
  • Figures of speech -- Dictionaries.,
  • Metaphor -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 604-608) and indexes.

    StatementP.R. Wilkinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1689 .W56 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 870 p. ;
    Number of Pages870
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3952534M
    ISBN 100415276853
    LC Control Number2001048566

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    A Well Compiled List of Some Commonly Used Metaphors. You must have heard people around you using metaphors to describe things in their vicinity. They are so common that we end up using them all the time, in any circumstance. Given below is a list of commonly used metaphors. Take a look. Lee "Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors" por P.R. Wilkinson disponible en Rakuten Kobo. This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of Brand: Taylor And Francis.

    Other invaluable reference books were Collins Cobuild English Guides vol metaphor by Alice Deignan, and A Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors by P.R. Wilkinson (Routledge ). The BBC World Service and newspapers in general were other important sources. Examples of Popular Metaphors “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” – William Shakespeare “I am the good shepherd and I lay down my life for the sheep.” – The Bible, John “All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.”Khalil Gibran.


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In this original Thesaurus, the author's definition of "metaphors" is usefully broad and covers a wide variety of figurative language. Offering explanations and derivations, the volume contains aro traditional English sayings - including metaphors, similes, proverbs, catch phrases, idioms and Format: Library Binding.

About the Author. Dick Wilkinson is a retired Forestry Commission worker who studied Classics, Old English and Old Norse at Cambridge University. This collection is the Cited by: British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Wilkinson, P.R.(Peter Richard), – Thesaurus of traditional English metaphors/son.

Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index. Book Description In this original Thesaurus, the author's definition of "metaphors" is usefully broad and covers a wide variety of figurative language. Offering explanations and derivations, the volume contains aro traditional English sayings - including metaphors, similes, proverbs, catch phrases, idioms and slang expressions.

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This collection is the result of a lifetime's work on dialect and : $ Thesaurus of traditional English metaphors. [P R Wilkinson] -- "Metaphors are taken to include a variety of figurative meanings such as similes, proverbs, idioms, slang and catchphrases, though literary metaphors are avoided.

The Oxford Thesaurus An A-Z Dictionary of Synonyms Any synonym book must be seen as a compromise that relies on the sensitivity of its users to the idiomatic nuances of the language.

In its synonyms are more likely to be sought for the words that are most used; second, some headwords of lower frequency have been included. Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors (2nd Ed).

A list of metaphors in the English language organised by type. A metaphor is a literary figure of speech that uses an image, story or tangible thing to represent a less tangible thing or some intangible quality or idea; e.g., "Her eyes were glistening jewels".

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