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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #90861: Idioms
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    • Idioms may be defined as expressions peculiar to a language. They play an important part in all languages.
    • Many verbs, when followed by various prepositions, or adverbs, acquire an idiomatic sense as,

            He backed up (supported) his friend's claim.

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    1. I threatened to if he did not mend his ways.
    2. He finds no little difficulty in .
    3. Beware of that !
    4. He very cleverly on his opponent.
    5. Her uncle has taken her .
    6. The new cotton mill is mortgaged .
    7. He is rather blunt, but .
    8. As a rule everyone must eat one a day.
    9. Being in Delhi is a from being in New York.
    10. His speech on economic reform .
    11. He refuses to .

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