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[ ˈɪdɪəm], [ ˈɪdɪəm], [ ˈɪ_d_ɪ__ə_m]

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The word "idiom" comes from the ancient Greek word "idios", meaning "own". An idiom is a phrase that has a special meaning not derived from its literal meaning. An example of an idiomatic expression is "a broken clock is only right twice a day". Idioms are often used in speech and writing to give a certain meaning that is not easily conveyed through literal interpretation. Some common idiomatic expressions include "behind the eight ball", "out of your league", and "a horse of a different color".

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