An idiom (Latin: idioma, "special property", from Greek: ἰδίωμα – idíōma, "special
feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity", f. Gre...
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Idioms exist in every language. 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 ...
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 idiom is an expression that takes on a figurative meaning when certain words
are combined, which is different from the literal definition of the individual words ...
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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 ...
Feb 21, 2014 ... An idiom is a phrase, or a combination of words, that has developed a figurative
meaning through frequency of use. Idioms are a staple in many ...
It can have a literal meaning in one situation and a different idiomatic meaning in
another situation. It is a phrase which does not always follow the normal rules ...
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 ...