Wednesday, December 19, 2012


Idiom refers to a word, phrase or an expression whose collective meaning differs from their individual (words) meaning.

Once in a blue moon
Meaning: Something that occurs very rarely.
Ex.: Since my friend went abroad, we talk only once in a blue moon.

Add fuel to the fire
Meaning: To make a situation much worse than what it originally was.
Ex.: The Principal’s indifferent attitude towards the students’ grievances added fuel to the fire.

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