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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 1d ago
Spitballing is an idiom that came into use in the twentieth century. An idiom is a word, group of words or phrase that has a figurative ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 2d ago
The phrase dead man walking is an American idiom that dates to sometime in the latter half of the twentieth century. An idiom is a word, ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 3d ago
Wake-up call is an expression that has a literal and a figurative meaning. The figurative meaning is an idiom. An idiom is a word, group of ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 4d ago
Crack the whip is an idiom that may be older than you think. An idiom is a word, group of words or phrase that has a figurative meaning ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 5d ago
Nose and knows are commonly confused words that are pronounced in the same way when spoken aloud but are spelled differently and mean ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 6d ago
Ghosting is an old word with a new definition that has been added to most dictionaries. English is a living language, which means it ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 1w ago
To drop someone a line is an idiom that may be older than you think. An idiom is a word, group of words or phrase that has a figurative ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 1w ago
The expression shell game is an idiom derived from a game that goes back to Ancient Greece. An idiom is a word, group of words or phrase ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 1w ago
To be dead meat is an idiom that has been in use in a metaphoric way for about 75 years. An idiom is a word, group of words or phrase that ..read more
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Grammarist by Grammarist-writer - 1w ago
Pentimento and pimento or pimiento are words that are close in spelling and pronunciation and are often confused. We will examine the ..read more

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