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1. 他(-t)是个白痴 => idiot. 妈妈(-m)教我学习成语、习语、方言 => idiom.
2. idiot, idiom => 白痴他(-t, idiot)记不住习语.
- idiom (n.)
- 1580s, "form of speech peculiar to a people or place," from Middle French idiome (16c.) and directly from Late Latin idioma "a peculiarity in language," from Greek idioma "peculiarity, peculiar phraseology," from idioumai "to appropriate to oneself," from idios "personal, private," properly "particular to oneself," from PIE *swed-yo-, suffixed form of root *s(w)e-, pronoun of the third person and reflexive (referring back to the subject of a sentence), also used in forms denoting the speaker's social group, "(we our-)selves" (cognates: Sanskrit svah, Avestan hva-, Old Persian huva "one's own," khva-data "lord," literally "created from oneself;" Greek hos "he, she, it;" Latin suescere "to accustom, get accustomed," sodalis "companion;" Old Church Slavonic svoji "his, her, its," svojaku "relative, kinsman;" Gothic swes "one's own;" Old Norse sik "oneself;" German Sein; Old Irish fein "self, himself"). Meaning "phrase or expression peculiar to a language" is from 1620s.
- 1. It was an old building in the local idiom.
- 2. I like the idiom of modern popular music.
- 3. And nothing was so irritating as the confident way he used archaic idiom.
- 4. McCartney was also keen to write in a classical idiom, rather than a pop one.
- 5. She is, in fact, a perfect illustration of the French idiom "to be comfortable in one's own skin."
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