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A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words


Kick up one's heels

To have a good time, to celebrate

Beyond the pale

Unacceptable, outside of commonly agreed standards of decency or acceptable behavior

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A small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause.



Something of a great power; something very successful (movie, book, game etc.)

To come on board

Join the team; join in the fun

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Phrasal Verbs

phras•al verb

An idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element, typically either an adverb, or a preposition


On edge

Irritable; upset; anxious; nervous

To geek (someone) out

To confuse someone with technical information

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A short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice


The only game in town

The only possibility without alternative options

A change is as good as a rest

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Repeat or copy out (a group of words from a text or speech), typically with an indication that one is not the original author or speaker.


Clive Owen

Parenthood and family come first for me, and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies.

Tammy Wynette

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.

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