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The idiom of the people

Cecil J. Sharp

The idiom of the people

English traditional verse.

by Cecil J. Sharp

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballads, English

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited with an introd. and notes from the mss. of Cecil J. Sharp [by] James Reeves
    SeriesThe Norton library, N289
    ContributionsReeves, James, editor
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14817872M

    Idiom An expression that has a meaning different from the sense conveyed by the individual words or by the elements that make up the expression. Like other languages, Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek contain many idiomatic expressions. "you could hear a pin drop" - This idiom is used when someone says something and everyone in the room becomes quiet. "bury the hatchet" - This idiom is used when two people have had a disagreement or a fight and decide to forget about it and become friends again. "back to the drawing board" - When an attempt fails and it's time to start all over.

    An idiom is a common word or phrase with a culturally understood meaning that differs from what its composite words' denotations would suggest; i.e. the words together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary definitions of the individual words. By another definition, an idiom is a speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot. Idioms definition, an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements, as kick the bucket or hang one's head, or from the general grammatical rules of a language, as the table round for the round table, and that is not a constituent of a larger expression of like characteristics. See more.

      What does the expression “The Good Book” mean? Definition: The Christian Bible. Example: As the Good Book says, do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Note: This expression is primarily American. An idiom is an expression that takes on a figurative meaning when certain words are combined, which is different from the literal definition of the individual words. For example, let's say I said.


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