Ppt on idioms and phrases

Classification of idioms

’s boats:破釜沉舟(v +’s +n) wash the feet of sb: serve sb (v + n +prep + n) Classification according to the grammatical functions 4. idioms adverbial in nature The idioms here contain numerous prepositional phrases, which can be considered both as adjective and adverb, so the idioms which have the same structure may function differently in a sentence. Classification according to the grammatical functions Examples tooth/


Words for Production Words for Recognition Idioms and Phrases Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases.

applied on bread, etc. 乳酪抹醬 Words for Recognition 7. roadside [`rod&saId] adj. at or near the edge of the road 路邊的 Idioms and Phrases 1. ( the ) chances are ( that ) it is likely 很可能 According to the weather report, chances are that it will rain tomorrow. Idioms and Phrases 2. rely on to count or depend on; to trust (especially something will happen or somebody will do something) 依賴;指望 Today/


Vocabulary and Idioms Four Year Program Four Year Program Freshmen students Freshmen students Mastering Vocabulary: High Intermediate GEPT Level Professor:

of the teacher Preview and memorize vocabulary Preview and memorize vocabulary Prepare idioms and their stories Prepare idioms and their stories Listen to your group mates’ stories of idioms Listen to your group mates’ stories of idioms Discuss peculiarities of Modern English/ 3.compounds with a shortened stem: T-shirt, TV-set, phone call. Syntactic compounds consist of elements typical of a phrase or a sentence (articles, prepositions, particles, etc.): e.g., a mother-in-law, a sit-in, a forget-me/


ESL Scope and Scales Professional Development Module 6 Increasing complexity across the Scales DECS Language & Multicultural Education Portfolio.

interpersonal element formality, familiarity and attitude Tenor word groups and phrases the verbs participants circumstances the ‘what’, or content its informational elements range from everyday to technical vocabulary Situational Context Field language choices - structure texts cohesive the range of genres specific purposes structure and cohesion Sociocultural Context Genre LanguageText in Context non-verbal elements speech functions modality attitudinal lexis idioms modality appraisal speech functions/


Reading Biblical idioms in English. The Bible is often described as "the greatest book ever written." This is because of its unending significance and.

guess, clues can often be found in the context. You should first look at the idiom and create an image in your mind. Then look at the context to find out the context to find out the analogy and the message. Usage of reading strategy What do the phrases in red mean? 1. I took my mother’s car without asking for permission. She/


I.Words for Production II. Words for Recognition III. Idioms and Phrases.

world celebrate the New Year in the same way. Idioms and Phrases Reading 2. keep...away 不讓…靠近 The little boy wanted to keep his toy away from other children. Idioms and Phrases Reading 3. in the middle of 在 … 當中 Nantou ( 南投 ) is in the middle of Taiwan. Idioms and Phrases Reading 4. clean up 打掃 My sister and I will clean up the house today. Idioms and Phrases Reading 5. send away 送走 Mr. Lin sent his daughter/


Learning Objective : Today we will apply knowledge of idioms to determine the meaning of words and phrases Reading 1.2.

Learning Objective : Today we will apply knowledge of idioms to determine the meaning of words and phrases Reading 1.2 What will we apply knowledge of today? Apply knowledge of idioms to determine the meaning of words and phrases Determine- to find out Idioms- a phrase or groups of words that have a special meaning that is different from what it appears to mean. The archeologist carefully removed the/


Topics:  Synonyms and Antonyms  Word roots  One word substitutes  Prefixes and Suffixes  Study of word origin  Analogy  Idioms and Phrases.

to good. AA formal analogy is the verbal equivalent of a proportion in mathematics. CCOLD:HOT=BAD:GOOD Idioms and Phrases Idioms are phrases which people use in everyday language which do not make sense literally but we understand what they mean An idiom is an expression that has a meaning apart from the meanings of its individual words.  For example: It’s raining/


Idiomaticity and Translation in the Context of Contemporary Applied Linguistics. Zinaida Camenev, doctor conferenţiar, ULIM, Chişinău,Moldova Olga Pascari,

not carry his investigation to these depths. His work simply outlines the cultural preoccupations, the “world view” implicit in the idioms of English together with the peculiarities of the phrasing and other distinguishing features (e. g. non – literalness), that distinguish such expressions as idioms. But the main emphasis in his work is on the conceptual design of the language in so far as it/


Learning Objective : Today we will apply knowledge of idioms to determine the meaning of words and phrases Reading 1.2.

ideas to a variety of audiences (e.g., “it’s raining cats and dogs”). Listening and Speaking Level 4 What will we apply knowledge of today? Apply knowledge of idioms to determine the meaning of words and phrases and use idioms in our speach The archeologist carefully removed the tome from its resting place and began to read the pages related to marriage in ancient Greece. What does/


Words Matter: How to effectively use idioms, slang, & stock phrases in academic writing Ashley Velázquez Brought to you in cooperation with the Purdue.

Helpful There are many resources on the OWL’s website, one of which is about vocabulary and appropriate language in academic writing. Here’s the link: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/608/01/ The End Words Matter: How to effectively use idioms, slang, & stock phrases in academic writing By: Ashley J. Velázquez Brought to you in cooperation with the Purdue/


A Mr. Lynch PowerPoint. The English Test The ACT English Test assesses your knowledge of English grammar and writing. On the test, you will have 45 minutes.

: I got an A easily. The wrong examples above may sound familiar to you from everyday speech, but they are incorrect in written English. Idioms You should trust your ear when you’re being tested on idioms. Idioms are expressions and phrasings that are peculiar to a certain language—in the ACT’s case, the English language. They include odd expressions like “through the grapevine/


Tell me what is the video about? Our today’s lesson is— Idioms & Phrase Class VIII-X Our today’s lesson is— Idioms & Phrase Class VIII-X It is raining.

video about? Our today’s lesson is— Idioms & Phrase Class VIII-X Our today’s lesson is— Idioms & Phrase Class VIII-X It is raining cats and dogs. Idioms and phrase What is ‘cats and dogs?’ Learning outcomes After studied this lesson we will be able to---  differentiate the simple and idiomatic meaning of the phrases  make sentences with idioms and phrase Simple meaningIdiomatic meaning Pets and pups Heavy rain It has been raining cats/


Main types of set expressions in Modern English

linguistics the situation is very different. No special branch of study exists, and the term "phraseology" is a stylistic one meaning, according to Websters dictionary, mode of expression, peculiarities of diction, i.e. choice and arrangement of words and phrases characteristic of some author or some literary work. *The word "idiom" is even more polysemantic. The English use it to denote a mode of expression/


Idioms & proverbs 1 Idioms, Proverbs & Adages. idioms & proverbs 2 Idiom ห An idiom is a group of words which have a different meaning when used together.

a green thumb It’s better to be smarter than you appear, than to appear smarter than you are. idioms & proverbs 6 You’re turn Look up an idiom and a proverb/adage and write it in your vocabulary section. Explain what each phrase means and use it in a sentence. http://www.idiomsbykids.com/idiomsall.ht m http://www.idiomsbykids.com/idiomsall.ht m http/


1.Hand out several IDIOM worksheet (slide 40). 2.Have students create Cornell notes as you introduce the meaning of Idioms, Literal, and Figurative meaning.

way of calculating something which is not exact but which will help you to be correct enough. What does this mean really? And this? And what about this one? So can you define ‘idiom’? Idiom: Literal Meaning: Figurative Meaning: Name: Date: Idioms Idioms are phrases which people use in everyday language which do not make sense literally but we understand what they mean Literal Meaning: ____________________ ____________________/


Words for Production 1.sneeze [ sniz ] vi. to produce an uncontrolled burst of air out of the mouth and nose 打噴嚏 Pepper always makes Helen sneeze.

vi. to make a long, loud cry, especially that made by dogs or wolves 嚎叫 Idioms and Phrases 1.bless you (said to someone who has just sneezed) 願上帝保佑你 Bless you! Have you got a cold? Idioms and Phrases 2. at work having a particular effect or influence ( 力量等 ) 影響 People in old/no way related. =The two events are not related at all. =The two events are far from related. * mix up 弄不清楚 Idioms and Phrases 5. grow out of to develop as a result of 來自,源自 Teresa’s desire to become a doctor grew out of looking after /


Words for Production Words for Recognition Idioms and Phrases.

.hold one’s breath to stop breathing for a short time 屏息;緊張 或激動得屏息不作聲 The children held their breath as the two dogs barked at them. Idioms and Phrases 2.turn to to become (different) 轉變成 … When it rains, the dirt road turns to mud. Idioms and Phrases 3.be made of be created from some material 由 … 製成 This sweater is made of wool. It can keep you warm when it/


Words for Production Words for Recognition Idioms and Phrases.

why we often see a herd of elephants walking slowly together. Idioms and Phrases 4.a number of several 一些 After hearing my report, the teacher raised a number of questions for me to consider. Idioms and Phrases 5.refer to to mention; to speak of 提到,談及, 指 When /as blind as a bat, I wasn’t referring to you. Idioms and Phrases 6.and so on and so forth 等等 The images of pigs include sweating a lot, eating a lot, being lazy, and so on. Idioms and Phrases 7.deal with to do business, especially trade, with; to take/


Idioms How do idioms enrich our language?. Definition An idiom is a word, phrase, or expression that has meaning beyond the literal meaning of the word(s).

idiom is a word, phrase, or expression that has meaning beyond the literal meaning of the word(s). Idioms are a fun way to describe everyday, boring situations. There are two features that identify an idiom: 1.You cannot understand the meaning of the idiom from the individual words, its literal meaning makes no sense. 2.Both the grammar and the vocabulary of the idiom/comment. Examples He kicked the bucket yesterday. Summarizer Name the following idioms and use them in your own creative sentences! 1. It is /


Comparative Structures in Croatian: MWU Approach Kristina Kocijan, Sara Librenjak Department of Information and Communication Sciences University of Zagreb.

.Testing phase 6.Calculation of results 19.1.2016 9 Listing and categorizing the idioms Based on Croatian Dictionary of Idioms and idioms manually found in Croatian corpus For the purposes of computational approach, we defined five major categories a) Noun phrase with an attribute or apposition b) Verbal phrase with a direct object c) Verbal phrase with the optional direct object which can disrupt the syntactic structure/


Michelle Gaines What is an idiom? words, phrases, or expressions that are not interpreted logically or literally unusual expressions that are either.

either grammatically incorrect or have a meaning that cannot be comprehended through contextual clues Idioms are phrases which people use in everyday language which do not make sense literally but we understand what they mean It’s Raining Cats and Dogs!!!! It’s raining cats and dogs means: a.Cats and dogs are falling from the sky. b.It’s raining very hard. c.It/


1.Read the directions carefully. 2.Complete the multiple choice quiz. 3.Logon to Brainpop. 4.Search for Idioms. 5.Watch the video then check your answers.

- LITERACY.RL.5.4 CCSS.ELA- LITERACY.RL.5.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes Idiom Movie 1.Read and follow all of the directions. 2.You should have a list of idioms and their meanings that you created on Word. 3.You are going to create a movie using/


HOW CONSTRUCTIONS MEAN Paul Kay and Laura A. Michaelis UC Berkeley/CU Boulder The Eleventh Workshop on Multiword Expressions (MWE15) June 4, 2015.

can use in one construction a sign that is an instance of another construction. Conclusions No current syntactic theory fails to acknowledge that verbal idioms and their ilk can be embedded as the terminal nodes of regularly constructed phrases. But non-constructionists have been less apt to acknowledge another fact about embedding: regular patterns can be embedded in idiomatic ones. Conclusions Examples include/


Episode 12 English Idioms Ⅰ.Definition Ⅸ. Flexible Use of Idioms—Parody Ⅷ. Binomials and Trinomials Ⅶ. Metaphorical and Similized Idioms Ⅵ. Proverbs Ⅴ.

Episode 12 English Idioms Ⅰ.Definition Ⅸ. Flexible Use of Idioms—Parody Ⅷ. Binomials and Trinomials Ⅶ. Metaphorical and Similized Idioms Ⅵ. Proverbs Ⅴ. Phrasal Verbs Ⅳ. Classification Ⅲ. Sources Ⅱ. Features Pre-questions: * What is the relation between collocation and idiom? * Where do English idioms come from? What is the difference between phrasal verbs andWhat is the difference between phrasal verbs and verb phrases? verb phrases? * What are the most important features of idioms? Why? * Should structural/


Idioms: in the world, the classroom and English as a Lingua Franca.

Phrases. Penguin. Aston, G. 1993. ‘Notes on the interlanguage of comity.’ In G. Kasper and S. Blum-Kulka (eds.) 224-250. Canagarajah, S. 2006. ‘Changing Communicative Needs, Revised Assessment Objectives: Testing English as an International Language’. Language Assessment Quarterly. 3/3: 229-242. Carter, R. 2004. Language and Creativity: The Art of Common Talk. Routledge. Clark, W. 1998 Longman Idioms Dictionary. Longman Cogo, A and/


Words for Production 1. extreme [ Ik`strim ] adj. the greatest possible 極端的,非常的 Those girls were afraid of snakes and picked their way along with extreme.

beyond the usual limits 達到極 限 Mountain climbers push themselves to extreme levels in order to reach the top. Idioms and Phrases 5. all year round all the year 整年,一年到頭 The sun shines all year round in Hawaii. Idioms and Phrases 6. put one’s mind to to devote one ’ s energy and effort to something 全心投入於 … You could be an excellent basketball player if you put your mind to it/


Semantics LING 001 - October 16, 2006 Joshua Tauberer and some syntax, math, and computational linguistics too.

〛 Compositionality The meaning of a constituent is determined by –The meaning of its parts –The way the parts are put together –(And nothing else.) It seems obvious, but there are some complications. Compositionality Complications: Idioms IdiomsPhrases that defy compositionality –Meaning of the whole must be listed lexically a red cent (‘nothing’) give a damn (‘care’) kick the bucket (‘die’) sleeping with the fishes/


Figurative Language/Figures of Speech

idiom? words, phrases, or expressions that are not interpreted logically or literally unusual expressions that are either grammatically incorrect or have a meaning that cannot be comprehended through contextual clues Michelle Gaines It’s raining cats and dogs means: Cats and / Again! Michelle Gaines Sorry, Try Again! Michelle Gaines CORRECT! Michelle Gaines Sorry, Try Again! Michelle Gaines Common Idioms and Their Meanings: To break the ice To be the first to say or do something hoping that others will join/


Idioms, adages, and proverbs

Idioms, adages, and proverbs Idioms: A phrase that means something else than the literal words in the phrase For example: After going to the zoo, the mall, and the movies, Cassie was sick of bending over backwards to entertain her nieces. In this sentence, the phrase “bending over /… Bobby would have continued playing ball for a long time. What is the meaning of the following idioms… We have to tighten our belts and follow our budgets if we want to take a trip this year. Be more careful with money Move/


Words for Production 1. athletic [ 8T`lEtIk ] adj. physically strong, with plenty of muscles 身強力壯的 Our PE teacher has square shoulders and an athletic.

have become aware of the importance of environmental protection. Idioms and Phrases 2. on one’s own by oneself 靠自己 It is impossible for me to carry the box on my own because it is too heavy. Idioms and Phrases 3. upside down in a position with the top / this opera to its fullest, you should read the story first. Idioms and Phrases 5. in public in the presence of other people 公開地 Don’t point out his weakness in public. Do it in private. Idioms and Phrases 6. on the/one’s way to in progress 在進行中 The new/


Lecture 2 Title Page, Acknowledgements, and Abstract.

of language, which reflect the national colors of the native speakers and are said to be considered as the sinew of the language. Idioms, being a special and inseparable part of language, are the instrument and shell of thinking. There have existed a large number of idioms in both English and Chinese, which are set phrases or sentences abstracted from language. They form an essential part of/


What’s That Idiot Saying?. NOTES What is an idiom? Definition: An idiom is a combination of words that has a meaning that is different from the meanings.

back of her head. 10. Something’s fishy here. So… What is an idiom? Definition: An idiom is phrase that has a sarcastic meaning… It can have a literal meaning in one situation and in another situation, it can have a metaphoric meaning. IDIOMS are specific to the culture of its source. Some have called Idioms…Proverbs BUT Proverbs are wise sayings that help teach lessons/


8 th Grade Language Arts. “Throw a lifeline” The phrase “throw a lifeline” is an idiom that means to help someone who is struggling. Write about how you.

8 th Grade Language Arts “Throw a lifeline” The phrase “throw a lifeline” is an idiom that means to help someone who is struggling. Write about how you can “throw a lifeline” to a friend who is struggling / based on how well you participate. There are no right or wrong answers, so please participate. Vocabulary idiom: an expression that has a meaning particular to a language or region. Example: It is raining cats and dogs. I have my eye on you Green with envy Vocabulary fiscal: having to do with finances If/


What are the SIX types? Simile Metaphor Personific ation Hyperbol e Alliteratio n Idiom.

camera hates me. My air conditioner is wheezing in pain. Phrases in which people use in everyday language which do not make sense literally, but we understand what they mean. IDIOMS Is a phrase that uses exaggeration to give a statement impact. Can you /think of a type of literary genre that uses a lot of hyperbole? Alliteration Is when the beginning of words start with the same consonant or vowel sounds in stressed syllables – and/


Understanding Idioms Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland Curriculum 2.0 - Grade 4 2012.

, Maryland Curriculum 2.0 - Grade 4 2012 What is an idiom? Idioms are phrase/expressions whose meaning cannot be understood from the literal meaning of the words in it Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland Curriculum 2.0 - Grade 4 2012 What do you think of when you hear the phrase It’s raining cats and dogs? Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland Curriculum 2.0 - Grade/


Idioms and Cliches Use and Avoiding Use in Formal Writing and Creative Writing Literature 8 -- Mrs. Munnier1.

Idioms and Cliches Use and Avoiding Use in Formal Writing and Creative Writing Literature 8 -- Mrs. Munnier1 An IDIOM is a phrase that cannot be translated literally. For example, if you are told to “keep an eye out” for someone,/is an over-used word or phrase, one whose meaning has been diluted by over-use. When you write formally, you should AVOID using cliches. 3Literature 8 -- Mrs. Munnier Let’s focus first on IDIOMS. Number your paper from 1 to 18. You will read each idiom and write the letter of the /


1 Language Types Notes in Textual analysis We’re going to look at two types of language: figurative language and literal language.

them use them in your writing 14 The seven techniques you need to know: onomatopoeia alliteration simile metaphor personification idiom hyperbole Seven Techniques of Figurative Language 15 Let’s look at the techniques one at a time. So here / Seashells By The Sea Shore Rolling, Racing, Roaring, Rapids 21 Alliteration Alliteration is a sentence or phrase that begins with the same letter and sound. Tongue twisters are generally alliterations. For example: busy batters bat baseballs by bases. 22 Alliteration/


ELD Idioms 3.L.5a I can tell the difference between literal and non-literal words and phrases. Idioms are non-literal language. The word or words have.

.L.5a I can tell the difference between literal and non-literal words and phrases. Idioms are non-literal language. The word or words have a different meaning than you would find in a dictionary. We also call them “sayings.” ELD Idioms Let’s try to figure out what this idiom means. First, lets cross out the literal meaning. Now I have to use the words/


PHRASEOLOGY Lecture 13. 1. PHRASEOLOGY AND PHRASEOLOGICAL UNITS Phraseology is a branch of linguistics which studies different types of set expressions,

. SMIRNITSKY ) Prof. A.I. Smirnitsky classified PUs as highly idiomatic set expressions functioning as word equivalents, and characterized by their semantic and grammatical unity. He suggested three classes of stereotyped phrases: 1. traditional phrases (nice distinction, rough sketch; 2. phraseological combinations (to fall in love, to get up); 3. idioms (to wash one’s dirty linen in public);  The second group (phraseological combinations) fall into/


1.You will need: An iPad, an index card, and a pencil. 2.Log onto Blackboard and to Mrs. O’Quain’s site. Go into the “My Notebooks” section and click on.

(s) here. Learning Objective(s): RL.5.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes. Idioms 1.You will need an iPad. 2.Get an iPad and open the Idioms application. 3.Go through some of the idiom examples in the “Study” section. 4.Go back to the home screen of the/


Playing with idioms 2 You scracth my back and I’ll scratch yours You scracth my back and I’ll scratch yours I’ll help you to get a copy of thet document.

country’s love of abbreviations The British claim comes via Robert Hendrickson, in The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins. Hendrickson says that ‘on the QT’ comes from a British ballad in 1870. However, this has been disputed/ I will never finish on-time. Change Ones Tune Change Ones Tune Meaning: The idiom to change ones tune means to have a different opinion or attitude than in the past. Meaning: The idiom to change ones tune means to have a different opinion or attitude than in the /


Hit the hay On the same page Bury the hatchet Cover your bases Piece of cake Cost an arm and a leg Break a leg See eye to eye Miss the boat On the ball.

. It comes from the game of baseball where you must cover, or protect, the bases. Idiom Challenges Use an idiom as a complete phrase and do not change the word order or the words used. –Note: In some cases, you may need to change verb tenses. Visualize the idiom and ask yourself, “In what situation today might a person need to perform a similar action.” Memorize/


Lexicon-Grammar of Russian Verbal Idioms Tetyana Fukova University of Algarve - FCHS (Portugal) Supervisors: Jorge Baptista, University of Algarve – FCHS.

J.. Semantic Peculiarities of Portuguese and Russian Idioms within the Conceptual Domain "Death". /International Scientific Conference Modern Philology: Paradigms, trends, problems (Міжнародна наукова конференція "Сучасна філологія: парадигми, напрямки, проблеми"), October 9, 2014, Kiev, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. COWIE, A. 1998. Phraseology. Theory, analysis, and applications. Clarendon press. Oxford. GROSS, M. 1982. Une classification des phrase/


IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS & PROVERBS

What is an idiom or idiomatic expression? An idiom or idiomatic expression is a particular word or phrase whose meaning cannot be readily understood by either its grammar or the words used. They should not be translated word or word. Examples of idioms or idiomatic / make the acquaintance of someone) faire un voyage (to take a trip). faire is also used idiomatically to describe the weather and sports faire du bricolage (to do odd jobs) faire les courses (to do the shopping) faire la cuisine (to do /


Words for Production 1. battered [`b8t2d] adj. old and damaged, especially by continual use 破舊的 There is nothing in the deserted house except some battered.

earthquake hit home when we watched the news report on TV. Idioms and Phrases 3. pull up to slow down and stop (a vehicle) 讓 ( 車 ) 停住 A man jumped in when Tim ’ s car pulled up to the gate. Idioms and Phrases 4. pass through to stop (in a place) for a /short time but not staying 經過 We do not plan to spend the night here. We are just passing through. Idioms and Phrases 5. think twice to think carefully before deciding to do something 仔細考慮,深思熟慮 You had better think twice about meeting your e-pal alone/


RWA 1.1 Recognize idioms, analogies, metaphors, and similes in prose and poetry. Idioms: an idiom is an expression that has a different meaning from.

contest. Example: Melanie was in hot water because she did not do her homework. The phrase in hot water does not mean that Melanie was placed in a large vat of hot water. What does the idiom mean? RWA 1.1 Recognize idioms, analogies, metaphors, and similes in prose and poetry. Example: Melanie was in a lot of trouble because she did not do her/


Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases Words for Production Words for Production Words for Production Words for Production Words for Recognition Words for Recognition.

Words for Production Words for Recognition Words for Recognition Words for Recognition Words for Recognition Idioms and Phrases Idioms and Phrases Idioms and Phrases Idioms and Phrases Word Smart Word Smart Word Smart Word Smart 1. rising [`raIzI9] adj. / leads to a reduction in the risk of heart problems. 17. pollution [p1`luS1n] n. [U] 污染 The growing number of cars and motorcycles in Taiwan has caused serious air pollution. Derivative  pollute [p1`lut] vt. 污染 Don’t throw trash into the river. It will/


Joyet 20041 Language Types We’re going to look at two types of language: figurative language and literal language.

them in your writing Joyet 200412 The seven devices/techniques you need to know: onomatopoeia alliteration simile metaphor personification idiom hyperbole Seven Techniques of Figurative Language Joyet 200413 Let’s look at the techniques one at a time. So/By The Sea Shore Rolling, Racing, Roaring, Rapids Joyet 200418 Alliteration Alliteration is a sentence or phrase that begins with the same letter and sound. Tongue twisters are generally alliterations. For example: busy batters bat baseballs by bases. Joyet /


Idioms”. Who knows what an idiom is? What is an Idiom? An idiom is: an expression in the usage of language that is peculiar to itself either grammatically.

two ways, that means two different things. What are examples of an idiom? (Word or phrase) English examples of Idioms  Bend Over Backwards = go out of your way for someone.  Cat got your tongue = keeping quiet.  Keep your eye on it = Watch something closely  Knock your socks off = get so enthused and excited.  Feel like a million dollars = feel wonderful.  Play it by ear/


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