Noun(1) an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence(2) a short musical passage(3) an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up(4) dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence
Verb(1) put into words or an expression(2) divide, combine, or mark into phrases
(1) Soames looked him up and down before dismissing him with a pithy phrase from a great wartime leader.(2) Selim Palmgren's works for solo piano evoke a similar atmosphere, and somehow Finnish pianists understand perfectly how to phrase his music.(3) You can assess how much expression to give, and how to phrase the music in the absence of score markings.(4) his favourite phrase is ├ö├ç├┐it's a pleasure├ö├ç├û(5) Speculation is rife as to how Chen will phrase his words May 20 in a bid to ├ö├ç├┐square the circle├ö├ç├û of trying to keep China happy and at the same time not budging on the sovereignty issue.(6) It is my fault, I did not phrase the question correctly.(7) A note, a phrase , or a section of music has embodied meaning, because it points to and makes us expect another musical (not extramusical) event.(8) It's obligatory to have either a direct object or a preposition phrase with ├ö├ç├┐for├ö├ç├û.(9) it's important to phrase the question correctly(10) Though it may have been somewhat culturally insensitive or politically incorrect to use the phrase , the expression won't qualify as a racist slur.(11) Points will be awarded for two things: how obscure the connection is and how unusual the word or phrase you searched for is.(12) But you have tried to phrase your words in a more pleasant tone.(13) Infra dig is short for the Latin phrase infra dignitatem which means beneath one's dignity.(14) At the end of it all are words, pure and simple - and how you phrase those words and get across what you're saying is the most important thing.(15) Breathe naturally, lout slowly, silently repeating your focus word or phrase every time you exhale.(16) And the connection is a pithy phrase of Deputy Noonan's dating back to the 1987 election campaign.
(1) noun phrase :: imenični izraz
(2) prepositional phrase :: prijedložni izraz
(3) phrase book :: izraz knjigu
(4) verb phrase :: glagol izraz
(5) adverbial phrase :: priloški fraza
(6) set phrase :: skup fraza
(7) key phrase :: ključni izraz
(8) stock phrase :: dioničko fraza
(9) catch-phrase :: ulov-izraz
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2. group of words ::
3. construction ::
4. locution ::
5. term ::
6. turn of phrase ::
7. idiom ::
8. idiomatic expression ::
9. saying ::
10. tag ::
11. express ::
12. put into words ::
staviti u riječi
13. put ::
14. word ::
15. style ::
16. formulate ::
17. couch ::
18. frame ::
19. articulate ::
20. verbalize ::
phrase, phrased, phrases, phrasing, phrasings
Word Example from TV Shows
The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.
If the court will excuse my homespun,
corn-fed, Nebraskan turn of PHRASE."
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 16
Interesting. Do you know where
the PHRASE "jibber jabber" comes from?
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 23
and the only time I use
the PHRASE "my bitch,"
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 6
was inscribed with the PHRASE,
"This too shall pass."
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 20
You know, downward-facing dog comes from
the Sanskrit PHRASE adho mukha svanasana.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 19
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