"IDIOM" IS THE Answer TO THE FOLLOWING CROSSWORDS
Mode of expression
Piece of cake or easy as pie
Love encapsulated by one obscure turn of phrase
Characteristic mode of expression
“double talk” is one
Figure of speech
Money talks e.g.
One slow to comprehend old dialect
One, for one
Turn of phrase in papers i'm carrying round
Turn of phrase in papers on isle of man
Local language, say
By hook or by crook, e.g.
Go for broke, e.g.
Southern france backs introduction of old patois
Hit the ceiling, say
Expression of unwise person taking time off to get married
Going to the dogs, e.g.
Common expression such as "cry over spilt milk"
Unintuitive thing for lan
Local linguistic usage
Manner of speaking
Red, for one
Challenge for a nonnative
Cut to the chase, say
''red eye'' or ''green thumb''
'knock it off' or 'get it on,' e.g.
Screw the pooch, e.g.
'i had ten thousand, in a manner of speaking (5)'
Turn of phrase
Thick-headed opposition leader after one particular phrase
By the seat of one's pants, e.g
"up the creek," is one
Word usage peculiar to a specific group
How i had ten thousand, in manner of speaking
Language used by people or group
Man with proof of identity, in a manner of speaking
I had taken over island, in a manner of speaking
''hang one's head,'' e.g
Man associated with papers — 11, for example?
'bring home the bacon,' e.g
"fly off the handle" is one
"one for the books," for one
Fool changing the ending, in a manner of speaking
Cold shoulder or hot corner
Phrase such as over the moon
"jump the shark," e.g.
Rock and roll, e.g
I would go to 14, in a manner of speaking
Moron's tail replaced by moron's head, in a manner of speaking
I would go to the tt races location with style
Language used by a people of group
'cut corners' or 'slash prices'
Bit of dialect
I'd recalled way of working one part of speech
I had become attached to the isle of man in a manner of speaking
Challenge for a nonnative speaker
I'd take one instant to take up jargon
Oddly neglected bird man, in a manner of speaking
Challenge for an interpreter
Said i omitted part of the colloquialism
"hit the books" is one
"talk turkey" or "eat crow"
Characteristic style of expression
Challenge for an e.s.l. student
"cat got your tongue?" e.g
In southern france, recurring old expression
In a manner of speaking, i hadten thousand
"in the doghouse," for one
Form of language that's the same on island
Language peculiar to a particular group
'in a pickle,' e.g
Under the weather, e.g
"actions speak louder than words," e.g
''fly off the handle,'' e.g.
Local style of expression
''kick the bucket,'' for one
'full of beans' or 'in a pickle,' e.g
Don't take it literally
Hit the sack, e.g.
Eg, over the moon
'up the creek,' e.g.
Language used by people or group, vernacular
Man protecting little girl, in a manner of speaking
Way of putting things
Expression i love: 'dusky shrouds'
"throw in the towel," e.g
Bite the bullet, e.g
Expression that does not make literal sense
Prestigious award? i had one first, in a manner of speaking
'in the red,' e.g
Man with identity initially revealed by way of speaking
"eat crow," e.g.
For crying out loud, e.g.
Turn of phrase fool shortened on mobile
Fool mostly getting millions for a turn of phrase
Piece of cake, e.g
Man embracing girl, in a manner of speaking
Man disturbed by girl's mode of expression
Man led by instinctive force, in a manner of speaking
Characteristic language of people or group
"talk turkey," e.g
"in the doghouse," e.g
Man digesting girl's characteristic use of language
Cash in one's chips or pay the ultimate price, e.g
Expression that's foolish -- 'time is money'
"when pigs fly," e.g
How to talk about instincts? me? coming up!
I had ten thousand, in a manner of speaking
Characteristic style of a period
Neat leaving mediation, in a manner of speaking
Expression that's characteristic of particular group
"eat crow" is one
One is 'easy as pie'
Language used by group, parlance
'hot to trot' or 'cold feet'
Use of language
Peculiar speech form
I had isolated part of the uk, in a manner of speaking
Ten thousand i had, in a manner of speaking
Beat around the bush, e.g
Language learner's hurdle
Did i omit to include phrase?
Way of speaking a foolish person changed finally
"hit the hay" or "hit the road"
Man grasping woman's characteristic style
Special turn of phrase
I would find ten more initially to see the light for example
Use of words
''go to the dogs,'' e.g.
"burn the midnight oil," for one
Saying one's stupid to accept love
Turn of phrase from one, not so bright, about love
Language of a people or group
Said i omitted some form of expression
Peculiar term diane found in offshore isle
Dictator given order shows a particular expression
It's not literal
'the devil is in the details,' e.g
Expression of one gloomy about love?
Form of words in wedding response keeping one married?
Form of linguistic expression
"lose one's head" or "lose one's shirt"
Dialect of a region
Burn the midnight oil, e.g
Shoot the breeze, e.g
Saying specific to a certain language
Man following backward girl's turn of phrase
Language learner's challenge
Language of a people of group
It's just an expression
Barking up the wrong tree, e.g
Special linguistic usage
Wally wastes time on masculine mode of expression
'give up the ghost,' e.g
Man collaring detective, in a manner of speaking
Me, pretentious, girl? au contraire, in a manner of speaking
Hit the hay, say
Expression of love in south of france that's taken the wrong way
There's really nothing in the midi back there in a manner of speaking
Dialect or vernacular
I would go to british isle for regional speech
I had ten grand, in a manner of speaking
In dialect, it's one mode to start with
Some said i omitted dialect!
Characteristic style, vocabulary
Nothing in the midi up there, as the saying goes
"up the creek" or "down the hatch"
Dialect i'd picked up in the isle of man
"on the fence," for example
Seems i had ten thousand, in a manner of speaking
"sitting duck," e.g
One unclear, empty, figure of speech?
In a manner of speaking, i had ten thousand like this
'full of beans,' e.g
Get one's goat, e.g
"eat crow" or "talk turkey"
In the wings or in full swing
On easy street e.g.
Strong suit or weak sauce
Two girls upset about one’s form of expression
“oft-quoted phrases or expressions such as “”apple of my eye”””
Common expression like beat around the bush
Take the cake e.g.
In a pickle or in a jam
I love to wear dumb expression
Phrase with a figurative meaning
Hit the ceiling, e.g.
Play it by ear or see eye to eye e.g.
Dog-tired or cat burglar
In seventh heaven or on cloud nine
34 across for instance
Style of speaking characteristic of a specific group
Challenge for a translator
An expression of how i had ten thousand
Talk turkey or chicken out
Seems i hadf ten thousand, in a manner of speaking
Ten amid the mid, as they say
Group of words in which the meaning may not be obvious
'in the raw,' 'in the red' or 'in the running'
Zeus's inamorata in midstream in a manner of speaking
Man following some subconscious speech pattern
Former african leader taken up with girl, in a manner of speaking
I love to get stuck into stupid dialect
Turn of phrase that shows who i am when i'm backed
On the ball or off the grid
Take the cake or cream of the crop
It's raining cats and dogs for one
Peculiarity of phrase in a language
Cool beans or warm fuzzies
In my bag e.g.
Figure of speech that doesn't translate literally
Down in the dumps say
Manner of speaking or writing
Let the cat out of the bag for one
"apple of my eye," for example
Hit the road, say
Pull someone's leg in a manner of speaking
Feel blue or see red
Fell on deaf ears or giving the cold shoulder for instance
Play it by ear e.g.
Horse around or rain cats and dogs
'green thumb' or 'purple prose'
Challenge for translation
"pound the pavement" or "break the ice"
Take a chance or take a look
Theres nothing in one stupid phrase
Vocabulary characteristic of a specific group
Ants in ones pants or bee in ones bonnet
Figure of speech such as spill the beans
On the ball or off the wagon e.g.
Bad apple for example
Figure of speech that may not translate literally
In the red or in the black?
Piece of cake for one
On the ball or off the wagon e g
Hit the nail on the head e.g.
Speak of the devil e.g.
Under the weather e.g.
Man following retired woman&rsquo s turn of phrase
Form of expression
Hit the nail on the head e g
Dialect id picked up in isle of man
Rings a bell e.g.
In a pickle e.g.
Going to the dogs for example
In la-la land e.g.
“beat around the bush ” for example
Love trapped by one obscure colloquialism
It might get lost in translation
Distinctive phrase fool finally changes
Its commonly said
Piece of cake e.g.
Under the weather say
Raining cats and dogs, for e g
Bite the bullet, e g
Under the weather or piece of cake , e g
Under the weather or raining cats and dogs, e g
Its raining cats and dogs, for one