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
These sayings are called "idioms" - or proverbs if they are longer. These
combinations of words have (rarely complete sentences) a "figurative meaning" ...
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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 ...
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, ...
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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