English Phrase Origin Dictionary

This app provides a browsable, searchable version of The Dictionary of English Phrase OriginThe dictionary of phrase origin details the fascinating and little known stories behind thousands phrases, idioms and proverbs that we use every day.Anyone interested in the English language will be fascinated bythe origin of phrases coined at sea like "know the ropes", or phrases found in Bible like "A drop in the bucket" or phrases coined by William Shakespeare like "All's well that ends well"Flashcard- 40 decks- Flip a card to see its meaningQuiz- 40 quizzes- Find a phrase that has meaning in the questionUser-defined list- Create your custom listWords of the day- Learn 5 phrases dailyLearn random phrase- Learn 5 random phrasesBasic features include:- Easy navigation- Bookmark a phrase- Search a phrase- Over 2000 phrases with meaning and originIf you want to suggest a new function or report an issue, please send feedback to us. Thank you!
Price USD 1.99
License Purchase
Operating System iOS
System Requirements Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.