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    missing idioms of the list

    Is there a good reason why the followings are not listed:

    To cramp by style
    To bark at the wrong tree

    Are they so rarely used?

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    Re: missing idioms of the list

    I don't know 'cramp by style'; I'll look into it. We do have the bark idiom- http://www.usingenglish.com/referenc...rong+tree.html. We generally skip words like 'to' at the beiginning as it can be used in many forms. You can search the list by keyword.

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    Re: missing idioms of the list

    Surely that should be "Cramp my style"?


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    Re: missing idioms of the list

    Quote Originally Posted by Moniker
    Is there a good reason why the followings are not listed:
    To cramp by style
    To bark at the wrong tree
    Are they so rarely used?
    More often: "bark up the wrong tree" which means to blame the wrong person

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