Merriam-Webster defines an idiom as "the syntactical, grammatical, or structural form peculiar to a language." In plain English, an idiom is an expression that has a meaning other than its literal meaning. Most idioms are grammatically unusual and cannot...
An idiom is a common word or phrase with a culturally understood meaning that
differs from what its composite words' denotations would suggest. For example ...
These sayings are called "idioms" - or proverbs if they are longer. These
combinations of words have (rarely complete sentences) a "figurative meaning" ...
Find out the meanings of idioms and common sayings such as Nest Egg or New
York Minute, and much more.
“Get something off your chest”: To talk about something that has been bothering you for a long time; to admit something you have done wrong
I have to get this off my chest – I copied your answers from the test. You came to pick me up in the nick of time – my teacher ju... More »
Mar 27, 2014 ... Here are 15 common English idioms and phrases that will enrich your English
and make you sound like a native speaker in no time.
Feb 17, 2012 ... We've listed the 10 most common idioms in English and their actual meanings. 1.
Piece of cake – No, when someone says that the assignment ...
Apr 3, 2014 ... 1000+ English Idioms in Use with pictures and meanings + examples. Best
idioms collection for intermediate and advanced English learners.
Feb 20, 2014 ... A list of 50 most commonly used English idioms illustrated. Your rock, Miss the
boat, when pigs fly, don't judge a book by its cover, bite off more ...
Learn common idioms - these can be used to help your speaking sound more
like a native speaker in the IELTS Test.