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    Default Cliche and expression

    Please could you tell me the difference between a cliche and an expression? Thanx

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    Smile Re: Cliche and expression

    Hi,
    The difference depends on your point of view.
    A cliche is an expression that lost its meaning through over-use.
    Many years ago 'the best thing since sliced bread' (showing my age!) was an expression, but now it is a cliche and, as such, can be used in a humorous and derogatory manner.
    If you have some examples, I'm pleased to help.

    Hope this helps,
    Dippit

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