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What are the uses of idiomatic expression?
September 23, 2011 11:52AM
Idioms are for emphasis and interest. Using an idiom instead of just a phrase is more colorful. It sounds more interesting that way. It also adds more emphasis to what you say.
I felt very anxious waiting for the doctor. --- OR ---
I was on pins and needles waiting for the doctor