Saturday, 2 October 2010

double idioms (4)

On the 29th of September I asked you to mark some more stress idioms. Here's the solution:
 



OALD 4
1989
OALD 5
1995
OALD 6
2000
OALD 7
2005
OALD 8
2010
Oxford idioms
2001
to do/perform/stage a disap'pearing/'vanishing ACT
(+) do only
(+) do only
+
+
+
+
a hard/tough ACT to 'follow
+
+
+
to get one's 'ACT together
+
+
+
+
+

(headword is set in capitals)
+ = idiom listed and principal stress indicated by '
(+) = idiom listed, but no stress marking
– = idiom not listed

Oxford Idioms Dictionary for Learners of English (2001).

credit: Oxford University Press
Before I forget to mention it: OUP offers a small Idioms dictionary for learners of English (2001), which lists and explains idioms only. Principal stress is indicated. There's a 2nd ed. of 2006, which, however, I have no access to. Included in the book are a few "fun illustrations" as they are called. Here's one for you to enjoy:

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