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  1. 1. ByMohammadIbrahim
  2. 2. • Introduction to idioms • Invention • Importance of idioms • Some examples
  3. 3. What are IDIOMS? Idioms are expressions, words or phrases that have a figurative meaning. This meaning is different from the literal meaning of the idiom’s individual elements.
  4. 4. How were idioms invented? Till this day, nobody knows exactly how idioms were invented.
  5. 5. WHY ARE IDIOMS IMPORTANT TO LEARN AND RECOGNIZE? Idioms are an important part of every language. Therefore, as a language learner, knowing idioms is useful in at least two ways: 1) The more idioms you use the more native-like your language will sound; 2) By learning idioms, you learn a lot about the culture of the community speaking English.
  6. 6. William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. He was very popular and well known for his use of idioms.
  7. 7. Learning idioms shows that you are very intellectual and a smart individual, which raises your rank between your colleagues. Idioms can also be used in your resume, which will definitely increase your chances of getting your dream job.
  8. 8. 1. When pigs fly= Something which will never happen
  9. 9. 2.Blowing smoke: Saying something which has no value or benefit
  10. 10. 3.Costs an arm and a leg = very expensive
  11. 11. 4.Let the cat out of the bag: to accidentally reveal a secret
  12. 12. 5.Break a leg: Good luck 
  13. 13. 6.Piece of cake: something which is very easy
  14. 14. 7.Taste of your own medicine: What goes round comes round
  15. 15. 8.Once in a blue moon : very rare; a thing or an event which occurs rarely.
  16. 16. 9.All ears: listening very carefully
  17. 17. 10.To feel under the weather: not feeling well; sick
  18. 18. Thank you!

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