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An idiom does not mean exactly what it says.It is a colorful way of saying something.
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For example : Fred could not wait to break the news to his parents.”
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This means that: Fred is going to break some Fred is going to tell his pare
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“The boss just gave Ryan the ax.”
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Does this mean:
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Unformatted text preview: • Ryan’s boss gave him a tool for chopping. • Ryan’s boss just fired him. “Let’s get Fran to help us. She is always a ball of fire.” Does this mean: • Fran can help because she is on fire. • Fran can help because she is a good worker. Great! You’re an idiom ace!...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 357 taught by Professor Sistermarlow during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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