I Love Idioms

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    One Day, Three Autumns....

    ... a Chinese idiom that is used when you miss someone so much that one day feels as long as three years........
    jazzME jazzME
    26-30, F
    Oct 11, 2011

    Desperate Idioms

    It's really funny when people mix up idioms. You're probably familiar with, "that's not rocket surgery." Here are some others I've collected: About the new guy we just hired, "he's still green behind the ears." When advising why we'll no longer be providing a product, "we're...
    Mary1283 Mary1283
    26-30, F
    16 Responses Jan 20, 2012

    It Adds Something to a Language..

    Sometimes idioms are great for explaining what you mean, sometimes they can sum things up pretty well. However, I like them so much because I think that they sound beautiful. It just adds something poetic in my opinion. So I've just found this homepage: http://www.usingenglish...
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    3 Responses Sep 3, 2008
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