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Idiom - Glossary of Terms


Idiom

An idiom is an expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of the word(s) therein.

Examples:

pushing up daisies (dead)
paint the town red (have a good time)

Interactive example:
 
Is it true that Martha has a bun in the oven? [show me the idiom]
 
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Glossary of grammatical terms
 
 

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