- show 12 types...
- hide 12 types...
an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context
an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
a favorite saying of a sect or political group
a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
a witty saying
a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
chignole, tas de ferraille
a car that is old and unreliable
an ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate
a slogan used to rally support for a cause
a short pithy instructive saying