Saturday, December 22, 2012


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

Drag one’s feet
Meaning: Make unnecessary delay in doing or completing something.
Ex.: The CEO was dragging his feet on the workers’ bonus issue.

Pull someone’s leg
Meaning: To tease, make a fool, or trick someone.
Ex.: Do you really want to help me or are you just pulling my leg?

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