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Engelsk navneord: idiom

1. idiom (om kommunikation) a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)parlance

Mindre specifikke termerexpression, formulation

2. idiom (om kommunikation) the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English.
He has a strong German accent.
It has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accent, dialect

Mindre specifikke termernon-standard speech

Mere specifikke termereye dialect, patois

Samme anvendelsebang, euphonious, forrad, forrard, forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, spang

3. idiom (om egenskab) the style of a particular artist or school or movement

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn imaginative orchestral idiom.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)artistic style

Mindre specifikke termerfashion, manner, mode, style, way

Mere specifikke termerbaroque, baroqueness, classical style, classicalism, classicism, High Renaissance, neoclassicism, order, rococo, Romantic Movement, Romanticism, treatment

4. idiom (om kommunikation) an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, phrase, set phrase

Mindre specifikke termerexpression, locution, saying

Mere specifikke termerruralism, rusticism

Samme anvendelsein the lurch, like clockwork, out of whack

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