Idiom in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Idiom

a phrase or sentence that contains a meaning that is different than its individual words

Examples of Idiom in a sentence

Even though the Japanese student knew every vocabulary word in the idiom, he failed to know what the expression meant. πŸ”Š

β€œIt’s raining cats and dogs,” stated the grandfather to his confused granddaughter, β€œis an idiom that means it is raining hard.” πŸ”Š

Ms. Phillips had to explain the idiom mentioned in the story since her young students had never heard the saying even though they knew the words in the story. πŸ”Š

Since she knew the meaning of the idiom, Sally was the only student in class to be able to fully analyze the poem because it would be pointless to look up each word in the dictionary. πŸ”Š

Listening to the lyrics, the teenager was able to determine that the idiom in the song meant something totally different than each word’s definition. πŸ”Š

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