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What are idioms?

Idioms are phrases or expressions which are commonly used in everyday conversation, mostly by native speakers of English. The meaning of the idioms might not be that straight forward for new English speaker, however having good command of it will certainly helps to make your English sound more fluent.

The metaphorical nature of idioms makes conversation more interesting and flows in certain situation. You've probably heard some of them even though you don't fully understand the words. Let us help you increase your idioms knowledge by browsing through our extensive collection of idioms alphabetically.

  • X factor
    The dangers for people in the military that civilians do not face, for which they receive payment, are known as the X factor.
    To succeed in this business you need a certain amount of luck and X factor working on your side
  • X marks the spot
    This is used to say where something is located or hidden.
    X marks the spot, so let's go and dig up treasure.
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20 October, 2020