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    idioms and cliches

    Hi, could you please tell me what exactly the difference is between an idiom and a cliche other than becuase a cliche is overused? as far as i can see its the same thing.

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    Re: idioms and cliches

    A cliche is a hackneyed or overused phrase or opinion - it might also be an idiom.

    This contains a pretty good explanation: English - Writing - Clichés: Learn

    If you want lists of cliches try here: http://clichesite.com/alpha_list.asp?which=lett+1

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