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Definition of "colloquialisms" [colloquialisms]

  • Plural form of colloquialism. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "colloquialisms" in a sentence
  • "I’ve always bought bilingual poetry editions whenever I could get my hands on them (most often Spanish-English), and find it interesting to compare the grammatical structure of the original versus the translation, the translator’s choice of words among several, and the way certain colloquialisms, metaphors, etc. do or do not “work” in English."
  • "Friday’s performance, however, removed any conceit and all smug self-seriousness by assuming an unassuming gait, addressing the crowd in colloquialisms and congenial conversation."
  • "She used kind of colloquialisms that really helped her connect saying you know darn right and you know I understand what it's like not to have health care."