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Thread: Idioms

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    Red face Idioms

    Is there any other way of knowing the meanings of idioms other than learning them by heart?Can u provide a sample question?


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    Re: Idioms

    Context can help, but basically you have to learn them by rote.

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    Re: Idioms

    ...or go to an English-speaking country for a long stay.

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    Re: Idioms

    You may also try to infer meaning by translating them into your mothertongue. But it doesn't work everytime.

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