[ sich-oo-ey-shuh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm /
the theory that behavior is chiefly response to immediate situations.
10 Times Idioms Were Used Incorrectly In Famous SituationsWhen idioms are misused, quite a bit can be lost in translation, leaving the audience scratching their heads (we've done a slideshow on that too!). A gaffe between friends is one thing, but what about when the whole world is listening? Pretty embarrassing ... or learning moment? Either way, here are 10 times idioms were used incorrectly in famous situations.
Also sit·u·a·tion·al·ism [sich-oo-ey-shuh-nl-iz-uh m] /ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃə nlˌɪz əm/.
Related formssit·u·a·tion·ist, noun
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