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Yes. Dictionaries often display colloquial words and phrases with the abbreviation colloq. as an identifier.

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Colloquialisms are often listed in dictionaries?

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I just had this question in school as a true or false and it is false. Colloquialisms are not acceptable in a research paper.

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