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    Idiom or Collocation?

    Idiom or collocation. Can someone please explain the difference?
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    Re: Idiom or Collocation?

    idiom - a group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words (e.g. over the moon).
    collocation - Linguistics the habitual juxtaposition of a particular word with another word or words with a frequency greater than chance.
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