[align=left]what are idioms?
idioms are expressions in which the meaning of the whole expression has a different meaning from the meanings of the individual words A:: all right (1): expression of reluctant agreement.
A: "Come to the party with
B: "Oh, all right. I don't want to, but I will."
=== all right (2): fair; not particularly good.
A: "How's your chemistry class?"
B: "It's all right, I guess, but it's not the best class I've ever had."
=== all right (3): unharmed; in satisfactory condition.
A: "You don't look normal. Are you all right?"
B: "Yes, but I have a headache."
=== and then some: and much more besides.
A: "I'd guess your new computer cost about $2,000. "
B: "It cost that much and then some
because I also bought extra RAM and VRAM."
=== antsy: restless; impatient and tired of waiting.
"I hope Katy calls soon. Just sitting around and waiting is making me antsy."
=== as easy as pie: very easy.
"I thought you said this was a difficult problem. It isn't. In fact, it's as easy as pie."
=== at the eleventh hour: at the last minute; almost too late.
"Yes, I got the work done in time. I finished it at the eleventh hour, but I wasn't late.[/align]
>>>>> to be continued
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