[ UK /ˌɪdɪəmˈætɪk/ ]
[ US /ˌɪdiəˈmætɪk/ ]
  1. of or relating to or conforming to idiom
    idiomatic English
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How To Use idiomatic In A Sentence

  • Thus, transitive verbs in idiomatic expressions frequently will not passivize (the cowboy kicked the bucket, but not * the bucket was kicked by the cowboy). VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol III No 4
  • Hence it became necessary to distinguish one from the other _by name_, and thus the notation from midnight gave rise, as I have remarked in one of my papers on Chaucer, to the English idiomatic phrase "of the clock;" or the reckoning of the clock, commencing at midnight, as distinguished from Roman equinoctial hours, commencing at six o'clock A.M. This was what Ben Jonson was meaning by attainment of majority at _six o'clock_, and not, as PROFESSOR DE M.RGAN supposes, "probably a certain sunrise. Notes and Queries, Number 214, December 3, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.
  • But "LeAnn Rimes," the 17-year-old star's new CD of country classics, may be uniquely bizarre: not because it's unidiomatic, but because it's so emotionally empty. An Abc Of Country Song Covers
  • It is not idiomatic in speech or informal writing. Times, Sunday Times
  • Like participles, adjectives and also some idiomatic preposition phrases, when used as adjuncts, need an understood subject (or, it might be better to say, a target of predication) to be filled in if they are to be understood.
  • Why does a conductor so fastidious and precise with an orchestra always seem so blithely undisturbed by such unidiomatic, out-of-tune singing?
  • Unlike other spam filters Antispam Marisuite takes into consideration much more statistical parameters of messages such as idiomatical constructions, message's route and sender's IP address, presence of phishing links, parameters of attached pictures and so on. 2BakSa.Net
  • I see you providing no evidence that the wisdom language ascribed to Jesus is "the one and only top-ladder creation language idiomatical biblical language which is uniquely associated with Godhead in the history of Judaism. HANDS Across the Godhead?
  • It takes a few minutes, but Tharaud's touch and his way with the ornaments feels right, and they start to seem quite natural and idiomatic.
  • In other words, Helga Dernesch and Herbert von Karajan made the cut, despite frankly unidiomatic contributions from Karajan, but Birgit Nilsson -- under three different conductors, all in better sound than a 1903 wax cylinder. "Top" Ten Immolation Scenes?
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