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Idioms

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Tina Beach

on 31 October 2012

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Transcript of Idioms

Idioms The English language has thousands of Idioms.

It is imperative to learn and understand common idioms so that you can better understand spoken language. Sometimes someone may say something to you that doesn't make sense...this could simply be that they are using an idiom that you are unfamiliar with.

Why do you think we use idioms? Idioms are expressions that have hidden meanings. Idioms are culturally based. The British and the Americans speak the same language but they may not understand each other's idioms.

**Be sure to be all ears! So, you have to understand something about the people or community in which idioms are used to really understand them. 0801.8.13 Comprehend and use figurative language (e.g., idioms, metaphors, similes,
personification, hyperbole, pun). Idioms In the doghouse Why do you think we use idioms?

What does....Make sure to be all ears mean?

*Illustrate and analyze what the an idiom means
on the foldable. Alec was really in the doghouse when he forgot to bring home his social studies book. In the doghouse means in lots of trouble. It may even mean someone may get punished. In the doghouse means lots of trouble. It
may even mean someone may get punished. Follow
your nose When I asked my teacher the way to the
library she said, "Follow you nose!" Follow your nose means
to go straight ahead. Hang in there I was thinking about quitting when I heard my
coach shout, "Hang in there! You can do it!" Hang in there means to not give up trying! I wanted to help but I was afraid I would add fuel to the fire. Add fuel to the fire You add fuel to the fire when you do something that makes a bad situation worse. "Idioms and Slang" What idioms do you use? Please turn to a neighbor and tell them an idiom that you use or one that someone you know uses. 0801.8.13 Comprehend and use figurative language (e.g., idioms, metaphors, similes,
personification, hyperbole, pun). I can identify, analyze, and illustrate idioms that are used in my daily life.

I can create a foldable using idioms. I can identify, analyze, and illustrate idioms that are used in my daily life.

I can create a foldable using idioms.
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