The English language is filled with colorful idioms--but what do these phrases really mean? Our ultra-popular Sayings and Phrases series presents dozens of common idioms and explains what they actually mean. Entries show how to use each idiom correctly, through examples and real-world situations. This lively series provides an appealing way for young readers to learn more about these fun, fascinating parts of the English language. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents and an introduction to the author and illustrator.