This tag is for questions about expressions. Expressions are words or phrases used to convey an idea, or else a particular term used conventionally to express something. Consider phrase-requests and expression-requests if you are looking for an expression, phrase-meaning if you are unsure about the usage of a given phrase.

Use this tag for questions that are about expressions.

Consider the question check list if your question fits the tag. You can also look at the example questions. If this tag doesn't fit your question have a look below at somehow related tags that might fit your question better.

Question checklist

  • Is the question about an expression?
  • Does the question contain the expression?
  • Is the question NOT about the usage or meaning of the expression?

Examples of expressions

  • When in Rome, do as the Romans do
  • Better safe than sorry
  • There's nowt so queer as folk

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