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adjective as in informal

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Full-time residents, who call themselves Yoopers, use the same name to refer to their idiomatic English.

In the meantime, she continues to speak with idiomatic brusqueness.

“There was no absolute word in the Russian idiomatic language,” he said.

Moreover, by the time he reaches college it is too late to teach him even common, idiomatic expressiveness.

All the truly idiomatic and national phrases are kept, and all others successively picked out and thrown away.

Numberless compound idiomatic phrases have also been given a place, in each case under the head of the significant word.

Thats idiomatic French, and means a good deal that you dont understand; I always use it to gals, especially when theyre pretty.

It was filled with jokes, beneath which were German notes explaining any difficult or idiomatic words and phrases.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to idiomatic, such as: colloquial, dialectal, local, natural, and vernacular.

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