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Idiom - Wikipedia


An idiom is a phrase or a fixed expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning. Categorized as formulaic language, an idiom's figurative meaning ...

The 50 most useful Idioms and their Meaning - A list on 1 page


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

Idiom Site


Find out the meanings of idioms and common sayings such as Nest Egg or New York Minute, and much more.

Idioms for Kids - Examples - YourDictionary


Idioms for kids are word combinations that kids use which have a different meaning than the literal meanings of each word.

Idioms and phrases


The largest dictionary of idioms and phrases currently in use in British, American and Australian English. Over 12000 phrases and expressions.

Idioms List | English Club


100s of English idioms selected for ESL learners. Each idiom has its meaning, example sentences, notes and quiz. Searchable by letter and topic.

Idiom | Define Idiom at Dictionary.com


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, ...

Idioms: Introduction - Dave's ESL Cafe


The idioms in this collection are arranged in two ways. Select the arrangement that will help you most: a complete list of all idioms currently in the collection;.

Idiom | Definition of Idiom by Merriam-Webster


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 ...

Idioms--Definitions and Examples - Dave's ESL Cafe


definitions and examples. To see definitions and examples for idioms in this collection, select the proper letter below. (For example, choose "A" for "antsy.") ...

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 grammatical rules of a language, as the table round for the round table, and that is not a constituent of a larger expression of like characteristics.
a language, dialect, or style of speaking peculiar to a people.
a construction or expression of one language whose parts correspond to elements in another language but whose total structure or meaning is not matched in the same way in the second language.
the peculiar character or genius of a language.
a distinct style or character, in music, art, etc.: the idiom of Bach.
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American Idioms & PhrasalVerbs
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