An idiom (Latin: idioma, "special property", from Greek: ἰδίωμα – idíōma, "special
feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity", f. Gre...
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An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally, like “bought the farm” has
nothing to do with purchasing real estate, but refers to dying. Idiom also refers to
Feb 17, 2012 ... Because we cannot figure out the meaning by examining the phrase alone, “dime
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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 ...
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 ...
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an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its
constituent elements, as kick the bucket or hang one's head, or from the general ...
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 ...