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A Cat in the Throat?

A Lighthearted Study of the Contrasting Uses of Metaphor in French and English Idioms

A Cat in the Throat?( )
Author: Carney, David
Carré, Benoit
Publication Date:Aug 2020
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

This playful discussion of English and French idioms seeks to examine some of the odd and curious ways that each language expresses its everyday emotions, situations, and events. At times, the two languages are perfectly in agreement regarding the best descriptive metaphor. But as often as not, they vary wildly, and the differences are frequently interesting, and often quite amusing. Where it was useful, we provide a brief history of the expressions, and show how their meanings have...
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Detailed Subjects: Reference / Curiosities & Wonders
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Language Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.22 Inches

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