If you’ve heard an idiom for the first time, you’re going to be surprised, it’s curious to hear something that is not often used in everyday talk, isn’t it? It’s the same with idioms. An idiom can be explained by calling it an indirect pun. It is a phrase which does not literally mean the same thing but is used to represent a phrase expressive of terms such as time and place.
For instance, Alex kicked the bucket does not mean that he literally kicked the bucket but rather signifies that Alex is no longer here. This is just one idiom, there are countless more than need to be remembered to hold a conversation in everyday life.
It has over 5000 idioms allowing for a huge depth of knowledge. References to other expressions are available (From British to American) .
It’s a dictionary which consists of all the famous and unheard idioms which are set by the Oxford standard and is commercially available as Oxford Dictionary of Idioms.
It is part from dictionary / translation category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.