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Idioms are a group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words. Use [idiom-requests] if you are searching for an idiom with a particular meaning.

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It's definitely related, though I tend to use it when I start doing something simple and it becomes far too complicated later: Yak shaving. Commonly in use in the software industry, and dates ba …
answered Sep 26 '11 by Lunivore
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Yes, the idiom also exists in English. We'd use it as the start of another sentence (I've corrected small errors here). The presidential candidate was often accused of corruption. In this light, h …
answered Apr 10 '12 by Lunivore
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You could use this idiom: That food is piping hot. There's some information about the origin of the phrase here.
answered Jan 17 '12 by Lunivore