An idiom is a phrase or a fixed expression that has a figurative, or sometimes
literal, meaning. An idiom's figurative meaning is different from the literal meaning
See the definition of Idiom in Grammar Monster's list of grammar terms and ... An
idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the ...
Feb 17, 2012 ... Because we cannot figure out the meaning by examining the phrase alone, “dime
a dozen” is what we call an idiom. As a non-native speaker of ...
an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate
words but that has a separate meaning of its own. : a form of a language that is ...
Idiom definition, an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual
meanings of its constituent elements, as kick the bucket or hang one's head, ...
These sayings are called "idioms" - or proverbs if they are longer. These
combinations of words have (rarely complete sentences) a "figurative meaning" ...
An idiom is a form of expression that is particular to a certain person or group of
people. If your friend always says, "squirrelly nuteriffic!" when she means ...
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Idioms are words, phrases, or expressions that cannot be taken literally. In other
words, when used in everyday language, they have a meaning other than the ...
The English language is full of idioms (over 15,000). Native speakers of English
use idioms all the time, often without realising that they are doing so. This means
Jan 29, 2004 ... An idiom is a multiword expression. Individual components of an idiom can often
be inflected in the same way individual words in a phrase can ...