Translation of idiom in Spanish:

idiom

Pronunciation: /ˈɪdiəm/

noun/nombre

  • 2 u and c 2.1 (language) lenguaje (masculine) the characters use a working-class idiom los personajes emplean el lenguaje de la clase trabajadora the local idiom el habla del lugar 2.2 (style) [Art/Arte] [Music/Música] lenguaje (masculine), estilo (masculine)
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    • In his abstract expressionist paintings, popular idioms found in his music clearly present themselves.
    • An accomplished singer, she is well versed in singing various styles and idioms of music.
    • As a result, music hall idioms and artistes were ubiquitous.
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    • She perfectly recreates the idioms and dialects of a certain sort of Manchester, and it was un-put-downable in a slightly addictive, confessional way.
    • It is an uphill task capturing the true spirit of the original, not missing out on the nuances and finer points of the dialect and the local idiom, or for that matter, the tenor and authentic flavour of the literary work in question.
    • There are southern and northern dialects, each having three regional idioms.

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