What is an Idiom?

"A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in keep tabs on."

"A specialized vocabulary used by a group of people; jargon: legal idiom."

"For the idiom of words very little she heeded,
provided the matter she drove at succeeded.
She took and gave languages just as she needed."

"From Greek, idiousthai: to make one's own"

"A coding idiom is a solution to a commonly occurring programming problem."

idiom ['idiem] n. 1. kifejezes

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