Idioms, phrasal verbs, proverbs and sayings

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odelosa

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Please, I would like to know the difference between idioms, phrasal verbs, proverss and sayings. Thanks a lot in advance.

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shadik1

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Please, I would like to know the difference between idioms, phrasal verbs, proverss and sayings. Thanks a lot in advance.

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idioms-An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make*it up

phrasal verbs-An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make*it up------- eg: how many turned out to vote?

Proverbs-A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

Sayings- A word or phrase that particular people use in*particular situations
 
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