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    narayani_r@rediffmail.com Guest

    Cool idioms and phrases

    i want to know the difference between idioms and phrases

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    Re: idioms and phrases

    An idiom is (usually) a type of phrase that has a meaning that may not relate to the meanings of its individual words. It is a figure of speech.

    If someone's name rings a bell, there is no ringing or bell, but there is a faint memory.

    If a certain cold beverage hits the spot on a warm afternoon, there is nothing hit, there is no spot, but it does satisfy you.

    As far as I know, every language has idioms.

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