This idiom could, of course, be explained on the hypothesis of an Aramaic original.
However, with few exceptions, the cottages are styled within the vernacular revival idiom.
It has wit, economy and intellectual control, in a richly expressive harmonic idiom.
An idiom is not a wise choice of words for a formal speech.
Could you explain what the idiom "a dime a dozen" means?
If you travel to a different region, you may find an idiom that you don't understand.
At a minimum they may need to be translated into the local language or dialect, or the wording changed to include local idioms.
When someone says "beat around the bush" to describe not addressing an issue, they are using an idiom.
"Can anyone find an example of an idiom, or fun expression, to share with the class?" asked the teacher.
If you use an idiom, make sure that nobody takes it literally.
Since the woman used a strange idiom, the young kids did not understand her.
An idiom to describe heavy rain is, "it's raining cats and dogs!"
He breathes the old national spirit, and his mastery of classical idiom and versification is for his age extraordinary.
In a great number of Babylonian inscriptions an idiom has long been recognized which is clearly not ordinary Semitic in character.
Through these two dancers, the classical idiom truly becomes a language, which they utter with utmost expressive clarity.