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


Face to face

In person; direct; directly

Full monty

Everything or everyone; the whole lot

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


To have a dekko

To have a look at something

Dead in the water

An idea lost at start; something that does not have a chance to succeed

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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


Keep one's head

To remain calm under pressure and in emergency situations

Feel out of (something)

Lost concentration; not being able to focus

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


It is the thought that counts

Good intentions are of a big value

After a storm comes a calm

The worst chaos is followed by period of silence and peace

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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.


William James

The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perce

Benjamin Disraeli

In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.

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