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Collection of American Idioms- I have heard from native speakers over 20 years.

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Created by: evergreen1225

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Without giving it too much thought or without precise knowledge.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

Cabin fever is an idiomatic term, first recorded in 1838,[1] for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person or group is isolated and/or shut in a small space, with nothing to do for an ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To eat something, usually quickly or without good manners. To eat something greedily or voraciously

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

1) To labor along slowly. (Steam locomotives made the sound "chug, chug.") 2) To move along at a steady pace.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To be getting annoyed by a trivial or small matter.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

A small, very modest, often out-of-the-way place. a small dingy place, esp one difficult to find.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

Too deeply involved with someone or something, beyond what one can deal with.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

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Ernestrdon

We all have heard idioms and expressions, but do you know how they came to be? The origins of these sayings can be found in the history of America. We will explore some common American idioms that are used today and their origins. You may not think that PDFs play a significant role in this conversation; here, if you want to rotate your PDF, then you need Adobe Acrobat Pro DC software! This blog post is about exploring the origin of idioms like “figures of speech” or “to turn over a new leaf” by using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC software.

05:42, 11 December 2021

Ernestrdon

I'm taking a language class and we're learning about idioms. I've always thought of them as funny expressions that make no sense, like "raining cats and dogs." But they actually have very interesting stories behind them! Check out this blog resumes planet post to learn more about some common American idioms.

00:31, 16 November 2021
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