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