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n. (idiomatic English)

Usage examples of "idioms".

My preface was in French, but full of Parisian idioms which rendered it unintelligible to all who had not visited the gay capital, and this circumstance gained me a good many friends amongst the younger generation.

But if the French laughed at my mistakes in speaking their language, I took my revenge amply by turning some of their idioms into ridicule.

Tolkien himself provided, introducing unattested idioms or long circumlocutions where necessary to work around gaps in the Tolkien-made vocabulary?

Betty spoke Tuscan with English idioms and an English accent, but her voice was so silvery and clear that her Italian was delightful to listen to.