Monday, December 24, 2012


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

Give it a shot
Meaning: To make an attempt, try.
Ex.: If you really want to set up your own business, give it a shot.

A dead end
Meaning: End of something, point beyond which no progress is possible.
Ex.: The cops got many leads, but they all led to a dead end.

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