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An idiom is a phrase that seems to mean something, such as "it's a piece of cake," but which actually mean something different ... In this case, a piece of cake means something is easy. Slang is a word or short phrase that means something in a particular area ... Slang usually makes no sense unless you know what it means, such a the Cockney slang bees and honey, meaning money, or the US Southern slang y'all, meaning you.
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