MSDict Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (S60 3rd Edition) for Symbian

OXFORD dictionary covering over 5000 of the most popular American and British idioms and metaphorical phrases
MSDict Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (S60 3rd Edition)
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Does your English "cut the mustard", or do you find that it's "wide off the mark"?n Containing more than 5,000 entries, this dictionary covers metaphorical phrases,n similes, familiar sayings, and proverbs, providing illustrative quotations from s

MSDict Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (S60 3rd Edition) by: Mobile Systems, Inc., last updated: 05/06/2007

Requirements: Symbian OS 9
 

About MSDict Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (S60 3rd Edition)

Does your English "cut the mustard", or do you find that it's "wide off the mark"? Containing more than 5,000 entries, this dictionary covers metaphorical phrases, similes, familiar sayings, and proverbs, providing illustrative quotations from sources as varied as the Bible, the Spectator, and Agatha Christie. It explains meanings and provides historical information for well-known idioms such as cost an arm and a leg, knocks spots off, once in a blue moon, the tip of the iceberg, and many more. Full of fascinating facts, this dictionary is ideal for anyone with interest in the origins of the colloquial, quirky byways of the English language.
Idioms are arranged alphabetically by key word for easy reference. Sayings in British English are supplemented by American English and other expressions. Word Definition StructureThe invariable components of the entry structure are the idiom itself with capitalized keyword and any common variants given in brackets, followed by the definition. In addition there may be a label or labels indicating register and/or geographical area, a sentence or short paragraph covering etymological, historical and usage points of interest, and an illustrative quotation. The marking of a quotation with an asterisk indicates it is the earliest example of the use of this idiom yet traced. The MSDict Dictionary FormatThe Oxford Dictionary of Idioms is here presented in MSDict electronic format. MSDict offers best experience in mobile reference and is available for any handheld platform.
  • Quick dynamic search of words while you type
  • Transcriptions facilitating pronunciation
  • Hyperlinks between different related words
  • Dynamic changing of font sizes
  • Learning features
  • Support of multiple dictionaries installed at a time
  • Support for MMC, memory stick, and SD memory cards
MSDict 4 Out Now!What is New?
  • Fullscreen support
  • Page scrolling mode added
  • Handy custom filteres added to help you locate the word you are searching for:
    • Fussy filter- used when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
    • Keyword- used to locate the instances of a key word within other compound words
    • Wild card - "?" and "*" replace a letter and group of letters in words
  • Ability to select and change the language for MSDict menus and messages. The supported languages are- English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Finish, Russian and Portuguese.
  • Copy single words, selected paragraphs or whole word definitions in external programs on your phone
  • Two different work modes- View and Selection for your convenience when browsing word definition

MSDict Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (S60 3rd Edition), compatible Devices

Nokia 3250, Nokia 5500d, Nokia E50, Nokia E60, Nokia E61, Nokia E61i, Nokia E62, Nokia E65, Nokia E70, Nokia N71, Nokia N73, Nokia N75, Nokia N80, Nokia N91, Nokia N92, Nokia N93, Nokia N95
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