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    Is' gnashing teeth' an idiom

    Hi
    I teach English and was stuck with the phrase 'gnashing teeth'. Is it an idiom?

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    Re: Is' gnashing teeth' an idiom

    Welcome to the forum, Priya.

    It's not an idiom. Click here and here.

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    Re: Is' gnashing teeth' an idiom

    "Wailing and gnashing of teeth" is a set expression. Or "weeping," depending on the translation. It's from the Bible.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weepin...shing_of_teeth

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