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dictionary of idioms American-French, French-American by Daniel Vitaglione

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Published by Minerva Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • French language -- Idioms -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Idioms -- Dictionaries.

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StatementDaniel Vitaglione.
The Physical Object
Pagination443p. ;
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17392655M
ISBN 101858638194

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