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    What is the difference between Idiom & Slang?

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    Default Re: What is the difference between Idiom & Slang?

    Slang is mostly used by young people, it's ironic, humorous, used to make an expression more colorful. My teacher always asked me to use it carefully because in some situations slang is absolutely unsuitable. There are different kinds of slang - like football slang, university slang etc
    An idiom also helps to make our speech more colorful and expressive but it can be freely used - it's neutral as to style.
    That's what I know and how I understand the difference between these two things

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    Default Re: What is the difference between Idiom & Slang?

    Hi
    Thanks for your answer but could you give me examples in order to have a clearer idea about the difference beween idiom and slang?

    best wishes!

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    Default Re: What is the difference between Idiom & Slang?

    Hi! Sorry, forgot about that
    Here're several links with examples and explanations. Hope it'll help.
    Slang:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slang
    http://www.eslcafe.com/slang/list.html

    Here are several links:
    http://towerofenglish.com/idioms.html

    Idioms:
    http://www.learn-english-today.com/i..._proverbs.html

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    Default Re: What is the difference between Idiom & Slang?

    hi,
    Thanks Miss Olivia!

    have a nice day!
    madox

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    Hi Mad-ox! Welcome!
    Take care!

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