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Idioms, Colloquialisms, and Slang  

Stacy Christiansen

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.313
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Some language is best avoided in material written for a professional or academic audience.Idioms are fixed expressions that cannot be understood literally (kick the bucket, on a roll, put up with, pay ... More

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