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Kirkpatrick, E. M. (Elizabeth McLaren)

Overview
Works: 220 works in 888 publications in 7 languages and 7,542 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Terms and phrases  Textbooks  Fiction  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Juvenile works  Thesauri (Dictionaries) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, add, ed, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PE1591, 423.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. M Kirkpatrick
Clichés : over 1500 phrases explored and explained by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetically lists over 1,500 cliches, examines their origins, and provides examples for their use
Roget's thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget( Book )

117 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the standard edition, which has been revised to include over 11,000 new words and phrases, which have been added or reclassified to reflect the cultural, social and technological change in the language of the 1980s
Chambers 20th century dictionary by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )

34 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Idioms, literary words, contemporary colloquialisms, slang expressions, and scientific and technical terms are included in this authoritative reference work
Everyday American English dictionary : a basic dictionary for English language learning by Richard Alan Spears( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dictionary brings together 5,500 words basic to the needs of those who are learning English
NTC's super-mini English idioms dictionary by Richard Alan Spears( )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical and up-to-date, this pocket-sized dictionary of English idioms contains more than 1800 of the most frequently used expressions in contemporary British English. The book should be of use to those learning English as a second language
NTC's English idioms dictionary by Richard A Spears( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roget's Thesaurus by Peter Mark Roget( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chambers universal learners' dictionary by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cassell concise English dictionary by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of cliches by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive dictionary is designed to be both a useful reference volume and entertaining. It covers the use and abuse of cliches in idle conversation, business discussion, advertising, speeches and several other situations
Brewer's concise dictionary of phrase and fable by E. Cobham Brewer( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise version of the dictionary of phrase and fable originally put together in 1870 by Dr Ebenezer Cobham Brewer. The majority of entries provide the history of phrases or outline the significance of historic terms in areas such as religion, magic, philosophy, literature, and geography
The concise Oxford thesaurus by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indeholder ca. 350.000 synonymer og antonymer
Chambers idioms( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cassell thesaurus( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford paperback thesaurus by Oxford University Press( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable database of the second edition of The Oxford paperback thesaurus contains over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms
Essential English idioms : an up-to-date guide to the idioms of British English by Richard A Spears( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cassell dictionary and thesaurus( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wordsworth dictionary of idioms by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Has more than 600 phrases, sayings, and expressions and contains explanations
The concise dictionary of Scottish words and phrases by E. M Kirkpatrick( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Scots and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise but comprehensive collection of Scottish words and phrases
The usual suspects & other clichés : names and shames more than 1,500 familiar words and phrases by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This A to Z guide tells the stories behind more than 1500 of the most commonly-used clichés in the English language - from the time-honoured ("when all's said and done") to the contemporary ("game of two halves"). Each entry includes a note on meaning and origin, and an example of the cliché in action
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Chambers 20th century dictionary
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Roget's thesaurus of English words and phrasesChambers 20th century dictionaryEveryday American English dictionary : a basic dictionary for English language learningNTC's super-mini English idioms dictionaryNTC's English idioms dictionaryRoget's ThesaurusDictionary of clichesBrewer's concise dictionary of phrase and fable
Alternative Names
Kirkpatrick Betty

Kirkpatrick, Betty 1941-

Kirkpatrick E.M.

Kirkpatrick, E.M. 1941-

Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth MacLaren 1941-

Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth Maclean 1941-

Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth McLaren

Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth McLaren 1941-

Kirpatrick, E. M.

커크패트릭, 베티 1941-

カークパトリック, ベティ

Languages
English (416)

Scots (3)

Japanese (2)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)