Usage examples for idioms

  1. These expressions that lie outside all rules we call idioms – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  2. But the day came, in some countries a little earlier, in some a little later, when it was replaced by the national idioms – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  3. What we are accustomed to call languages, the literary idioms of Greece, and Rome, and India, of Italy, France, and Spain, must be considered as artificial, rather than as natural forms of speech. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller