What’s a portmanteau? Smog, Netflix, brunch, podcast. What do these words all have in common? You probably know what each of these words mean, but… Read More »What’s a Portmanteau? (Meaning plus Examples)
What’s a hyperbole? “What’s in your purse? A truckload of bricks.” “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.“ Derived from the Greek word hyperballein,… Read More »What’s a Hyperbole? (Definition & Examples)
Idioms are phrases particular to a language, where taken as a whole it means something different from the words in isolation.