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Noun Concept
Categories: English grammar, Lexis (linguistics), Articles with short description, Lexical units, Idioms
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idiom  phrase  set phrase  idiomatic expression  phrasal idiom
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An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up WordNet 3.0
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An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A set phrase or fixed phrase is a phrase whose parts are fixed in a certain order, even if the phrase could be changed without harming the literal meaning. Wikipedia
An idiom is a phrase or expression that typically presents a figurative, non-literal meaning attached to the phrase; but some phrases become figurative idioms while retaining the literal meaning of the phrase. Wikipedia
Combination of words that has a figurative meaning Wikidata
Phrase whose parts are fixed in a certain order, even if the phrase could be changed without harming the literal meaning Wikidata
Group of words whose meaning is different from the sum of its parts. OmegaWiki
A phrase that cannot be fully understood from the separate meanings of the individual words which form it, but instead must be learned as a whole unit of meaning. OmegaWiki
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