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By Richard A. Spears

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Now to be had in softbound, the revised and up to date 3rd version of this entire slang dictionary has greater than 800 new expressions. sensible instance sentences--provided for every experience of each entry--show how expressions are utilized in present, daily American English. Pronunciations and cautionary notes are supplied as wanted, and a Phrase-Finder Index is helping clients find entries fast.

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By Paul Robbins

ISBN-10: 1412927617

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By Daniel Defoe

ISBN-10: 0497010291

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By Judy Parkinson

ISBN-10: 1606521713

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By Joseph Conrad

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By William Shakespeare

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By William Shakespeare

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By Roger Ariew

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The A to Z of Descartes and Cartesian Philosophy contains many entries on Descartes's writings, techniques, and findings. because it is old, there are different entries on those that supported him, those that criticized him, those that corrected him, and people who jointly shaped one of many significant routine in philosophy, Cartesianism. to raised comprehend the interval, the authors drew up a short chronology, and to determine how Descartes and Cartesianism healthy into the final photograph, they've got written an creation and a biography. for the reason that every little thing can't be summed up in a single quantity, a bibliography directs readers to various different assets on problems with specific curiosity.

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