Author(s): Michael Swan
Thoroughly revised following extensive research with current users of the book. New features make it easier for users to find their way around the book. All the most popular entries are retained, but almost all the entries have been modified to make them clearer and more effective in solving readers' problems. Explanations and examples now based on current corpus research. New entries on 'Kinds of English', covering standard English and dialects, correctness, spoken and written English, formality, and variation and change. The world's most trusted guide to problems in English - now in a new edition. This 3rd edition published 2005.