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    Unhappy idioms

    maam,im having a hard time finding the definitions of this idiomatic expressions...Based on a sentence!
    1.Not in a month of sundays.
    2.What you did is frowned upon.
    3.When at bay,even cowards will fight.

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    Re: idioms

    A month of Sundays = a very long time, in fact - never.

    Frowned on/upon - disapproved of.

    at bay - an animal that is chased and has turned to face its chasers is "at bay" = when forced to face circumstances.

    Now try putting the phrases into sentences.

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