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colloquialism

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a word or phrase that is used mostly in informal speech; a colloquial expression
  • His English is very good, but he has trouble understanding certain colloquialisms.

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The first known use of colloquialism was in 1810

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“Colloquialism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/colloquialism. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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