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American English: /ˈɪdiəm/
British English: /ˈɪdɪəm/

Translation of idiom in Spanish:


  • 2 uncountable and countable 2.1 (language) the characters use a working-class idiom
    los personajes emplean el lenguaje de la clase trabajadora
    the local idiom
    el habla del lugar
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    2.2 (style) (Art, Music)
    Example sentences
    • 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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