2Who or what is an idiom?id·i·om ˈidēəm/ noun noun: idiom; plural noun: idioms 1. a group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words (e.g., rain cats and dogs, see the light ).
3Examples from (http://www.idiomsite.com/) A Blessing In Disguise: Something good that isn't recognized at first. A Chip On Your Shoulder: Being upset for something that happened in the past. A Dime A Dozen: Anything that is common and easy to get. Bite Your Tongue: To avoid talking. Blood Is Thicker Than Water: The family bond is closer than anything else. Blue Moon: A rare event or occurrence. From Rags To Riches: To go from being very poor to being very wealthy. Knock On Wood: Knuckle tapping on wood in order to avoid some bad luck.
4Activity“The Way you Lie” by The Band Perry (pass out hand-out of lyrics) Listen to the song once Listen to the song and hi-light all the idioms Go over idioms in song as a class