A Portable Dictionary of Chinese Idioms (Hanyu Chengyu Xiao Cidian)
This dictionary collects more than 4,600 commonly used idioms. Every idiom has accurate explanation, standard pinyin, and concise examples. The explanation indicates whether the idiom is metaphorical, adjectival, praiseful or blameful, and so on. For those difficult characters and words, the dictionary has special notes of them.