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"Established" means commonly accepted/in common use. When an idiom or a new word is first coined, not many people use it. It takes a while to spread. Once it's spread to a certain level of use (I have no idea what that level is) then it's considered established.

Then is "established idiom"="common/well known idiom" here?

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It's not a word; it's a sentence.

It's not 'famous', but it's not unknown.

This is a good example of use of the semi-colon mark. I number it as 1 so would you explain if 2 and 3 are also correct?

1. It's not a word; it's a sentence.
2. It's not a word it's a sentence.
3. It's not a word, it's a sentence.

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This is a good example of use of the semicolon [strike]mark[/strike]. I number it as 1 so would you explain if 2 and 3 are also correct?

1. It's not a word; it's a sentence.:tick:
2. It's not a word it's a sentence.:cross: This is a run-on sentence.
3. It's not a word, it's a sentence.:cross: This sentence contains a comma splice.
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I think we're done here. The original question was answered in post #2.
 

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Re-opened by request. Let's see where this goes.
 
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