Übersetzung von “idiom” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countableidiom /ˈɪdiəm/
an expression that has a meaning different from the meaning of the individual words in it
expression feminine idiomatique

"Hit the roof" is an idiom meaning "get very angry."
"Sauter au plafond" est une expression idiomatique qui signifie "se mettre très en colère".


adjectiveidiomatic [ ˌɪdiəˈmætɪk ]

idiomatic language that is difficult for foreigners to understand
le langage idiomatique qui est difficile à comprendre pour les étrangers

(Übersetzung von “idiom” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈidiəm/

an expression with a meaning that cannot be guessed from the meanings of the individual words

locution idiomatique
’To kick the bucket’ is an informal idiom meaning ’to die’.

the expressions of a language in general

English idiom.
idiomatic /-ˈmӕtik/ adjective

(negative unidiomatic)

using an idiom

an idiomatic expression
an idiomatic use of this word.

using appropriate idioms

We try to teach idiomatic English.
idiomatically adverb

de façon idiomatique

(Übersetzung von “idiom” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)