Part almanac, part dictionary, The Student??? s Companion is a handy encyclopaedia in one portable volume. No wonder it is a world-wide best-seller! Just some of the special features are :Single words for phrases and sentences.Figurative expressions and their explanations.Proverbs.100 choice quotations for special occasions.Small words for big ones.Comparisons and similes.Abbreviations in common use.Prefixes in common use.Some geographical facts worth remembering.Revision notes in English.General knowledge.Civics.The West ...

The Students' Companion 1991, Longman, Harlow

ISBN-13: 9780582075184