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    What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    Hi
    Can anyone help me please?
    What is the difference between expression, Phrasal verb and Idioms?
    Is Idioms like expression?
    Is Phrasal verb like expression?

    Thank you so much

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    Re: What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    Quote Originally Posted by Laza18 View Post
    Hi
    Can anyone help me please?
    What is the difference between expression, Phrasal verb and Idioms?
    Is Idioms like expression?
    Is Phrasal verb like expression?

    Thank you so much
    Have you looked up the meanings in a dictionary?

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    Re: What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    Yes, I saw it , so I knew What's idioms and phrasal verb meaning, but I don't know If expression like idioms ,phrasal verb or different.

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    Re: What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    Quote Originally Posted by Laza18 View Post
    Yes, I saw it , so I knew What's idioms and phrasal verb meaning, but I don't know If expression like idioms ,phrasal verb or different.
    If you read the definitions carefully, I don't understand your confusion.

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    Re: What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    A phrasal verb is a two-word verb which consists of a verb followed by a preposition.
    An idiom does not have a specific number of words. It can be a well-known saying, a proverb and there is no connection between all the different idioms.

    Perhaps you could post the definitions you found which left you confused. I cannot imagine any similarity between the definitions. You might be being confused by the word "expression" - this can mean any utterance of words.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    A phrasal verb is a two-word verb which consists of a verb followed by a preposition.
    An idiom does not have a specific number of words. It can be a well-known saying, a proverb and there is no connection between all the different idioms.

    Perhaps you could post the definitions you found which left you confused. I cannot imagine any similarity between the definitions. You might be being confused by the word "expression" - this can mean any utterance of words.
    Yes , I have confused by the word "expression".
    Thank you so much
    Thanks bahais

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    Re: What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    Quote Originally Posted by Laza18 View Post
    Yes, I have was confused by the word "expression".
    Thank you so much.
    Thanks bahais.
    Note my amendments to your post in red.

    I'm sure bhaisahab will be grateful for your thanks but 1) he was not the only person to answer you and he didn't write the one you quoted and 2) if you are going to thank him by name, you should make sure you spell it correctly.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    A phrasal verb is a two-word verb which consists of a verb followed by a preposition.
    An idiom does not have a specific number of words. It can be a well-known saying, a proverb and there is no connection between all the different idioms.

    Perhaps you could post the definitions you found which left you confused. I cannot imagine any similarity between the definitions. You might be being confused by the word "expression" - this can mean any utterance of words.
    In my opinion, phrasal verbs are idioms; they have meanings different from the individual words. I know there are differences of opinion on that. And some phrasal verbs can be verb + adverb.

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    Re: What is the difference between expression,Phrasal verb and Idiom?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Note my amendments to your post in red.

    I'm sure bhaisahab will be grateful for your thanks but 1) he was not the only person to answer you and he didn't write the one you quoted and 2) if you are going to thank him by name, you should make sure you spell it correctly.
    Thanks for that

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