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phrase

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a sequence of words having a specific meaning
  • kids drawing literal representations of the phrase "to rain cats and dogs"

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verb

Synonyms of phrase (Entry 2 of 2)

to convey in appropriate or telling terms
  • he had trouble thinking of how to phrase his question for the visiting dignitary

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The first known use of phrase was in 1530

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“Phrase.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/phrase. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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