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Meaning of idiom #1 (permalink) Wed Sep 13, 2006 11:25 am   Meaning of idiom
 

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #4 "Present Tense", question 1

I am seeing her every day and she never says hello to me.

(a) am seeing
(b) says
(c) to

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #4 "Present Tense", answer 1

I see her every day and she never says hello to me.

Correct entry: see
The error was: (a) am seeing
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what is idioms?
give me some examples, please.

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Idioms #2 (permalink) Wed Sep 13, 2006 11:55 am   Idioms
 

An idiom can be:

1 - a characteristic way of speaking and writing

2 - a particularly colloquial (conversational) expression where the words don't have their literal meaning. Examples:

    - Let's turn over a new leaf (change our ways/try to improve)
    - They learnt about the birds and the bees at school (the basic facts about sex and reproduction)
    - The exam was duck soup (easy)
    - He was as broad as a barn door (very fat)
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