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Idioms

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Colette Grypp

on 20 May 2014

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Transcript of Idioms

Work Cited
Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1967. Print.

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Examples
My head is in a cloud
your very confused or puzzled
Jump the gun
rush or do something early
To rub someone the wrong way
annoy or bother someone
Non Examples
What is an idiom?
a word or phrase which means something different from its literal meaning
common phrases or terms whose meaning is not real, but can be understood by their popular use
Idioms
By: Colette Grypp and Brooke Lang

Fahrenheit 451
Examples:
Millie tells Montag that "...its water under the bridge" meaning that its too late or it had already happened (Bradbury 51). Millie says this after Clarisse died to get Montag to stop thinking about her.
"She is really having a good time riding her bike!"
This phrase is a normal thing to say in the English language. It is possible for someone to be having a good time on their bike, but someone having their head in the clouds is not realistic.
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