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    Default Sayings 'a dime a dozen' & 'pull someone's leg'

    Are those idioms common? I mean, are they worth learning them? :)

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    Default Re: Sayings 'a dime a dozen' & 'pull someone's leg'

    Quote Originally Posted by undeddy View Post
    Are those idioms common? I mean, are they worth learning them? :)
    These idioms are commonly used in the United States. You should be aware of their meanings because you will hear them when speaking with a native speaker from North America.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    These idioms are commonly used in the United States. You should be aware of their meanings because you will hear them when speaking with a native speaker from North America.
    thought it was used by canadians as well + one can hear it a lot in action movies, u no as in prison sentence or 10 bucks ?

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    Default Re: Sayings 'a dime a dozen' & 'pull someone's leg'

    Are they perceived as casual and informal phrases?

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    Default Re: Sayings 'a dime a dozen' & 'pull someone's leg'

    Quote Originally Posted by undeddy View Post
    Are they perceived as casual and informal phrases?
    Yes! Idioms are reflective of regional speech or dialect and can be used in casual and informal conversations and correspondence.

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