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If you want to know why we talk about “skinning a cat” or cutting off body parts as easily as we say hello, you're in the right place.
Idioms are expressions whose meanings are figurative and different from the literal meanings of the words within them. For example, the idiom “It costs an arm and a leg” means that something is very expensive. The literal meaning (that something has to be paid for with body parts) isn’t typically considered. English language learners may have a difficult time understanding idioms, since their figurative meaning …
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Aug 3, 2020