Shape up your English with thousands of idioms! Whether you are a learner of English who is having difficulty understanding expressions in everyday speech or a native speaker who wants to expand your written or spoken range, you need a ...Read more
Shape up your English with thousands of idioms! Whether you are a learner of English who is having difficulty understanding expressions in everyday speech or a native speaker who wants to expand your written or spoken range, you need a comprehensive reference for idioms, common phrases, and sayings of American English.
McGraw-Hill's American Idioms Dictionary shows you the ropes of English and helps you:
* Expand your English-speaking abilities with these 14,000-plus expressions, proverbs, and common sayings, listed alphabetically * Use American idioms correctly by following the many helpful examples * Easily find the right phrase by one of its key words Some examples of the colorful English language, as spoken by Americans: at peace - relaxed and happy every trick in the book - every deceptive method known Johnny-on-the-spot - someone who is in the right place at the right time make a killing - to have a great success, especially in making money nine-to-five job - a job with normal daytime hours scream bloody murder - to complain bitterly take a powder - to leave; to leave town
A search tool
Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:
* A quick search of words while you type * A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word * A 'keyword' search for finding key words within phrasal verbs * A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters
A learning tool
The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to expand your vocabulary further:
* A 'Favourites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words * Your last visited words are all saved in your 'History', so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words * Discover a new word every day with the 'Daily' feature * Ability to have dictionary Word of the Day as a widget on the device home screen * See words in context with example sentences * Online and offline modes supported, the offline mode allows you to download the whole dictionary and work independently from data connections
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UPDATED ON: Jun 10, 2014
INSTALLATIONS: 10 - 50
LATEST VERSION: 4.3.103
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.2 and up
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view Wi-Fi state
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
modify/delete SD card contents
Allows an application to write to the SD card.
read phone state and identity
Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to, ect.