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phrase book

n.
A book of foreign language expressions and their translations.
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phrase book

n
a book containing frequently used expressions and their equivalents in a foreign language, esp for the use of tourists
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phrase′ book`


n.
a small book containing everyday phrases and sentences and their equivalents in a foreign language.
[1585–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phrase book - a book containing common expressions in a foreign language along with their translationsphrase book - a book containing common expressions in a foreign language along with their translations
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
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Translations

phrase book

nvocabolarietto
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Tam Walsh, Shettleston, said: "Celtic shouldn't be resting on their laurels after last season's treble-winning success as now is the time to QUOTE OF THE DAY 'Is it true that with every season ticket, Rangers supporters will receive a sombrero, a pinata and Portuguese phrase book?' strengthen for the Champions League.
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IF A NON-SPANISH SPEAKER WAS PARACHUTED into rural Spain without the benefit of any prior language instruction, or even a phrase book, and told to "get on with it", we can be pretty sure that by the end of a week he would not be speaking Spanish sufficiently well to conduct a reasoned argument on the benefits of the European Union.
It is designated "Technical Manual 30-603" and titled simply Italian Phrase Book. Following a stringent note on the "[d]issemination of restricted matter" (appearing on both the cover and title page), this guide presents a mixture of full expressions and individual lexical items, grouped thematically.
I took a phrase book with me and after three weeks knew the Japanese words for hot dog (hottodoggu), battery (batterii) and futon (futon).
The phrase book is being given out on Monarch Airlines flights from Italy, the Daily Mail reported.
There will also be a little phrase book with the most important phrases in German," added Ehrenbrandtner.