What Is An Idiom?

What Is An Idiom?


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What Is An Idiom?

Definition:

An idiom is phrase which has a meaning that is commonly understood by speakers of the language, but whose meaning is often different from the normal meaning of the words.

Examples:

The Bee’s Knees
The Cat’s Pyjamas

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