Category Archives: Idioms

Approaches to the Common Core: IDIOMS ARE SPEED BUMPS*

Some people refer to paraphrasing as “literal comprehension,” meaning, “You can tell what is literally going on or being said.”  And to some extent, that’s accurate.  But there’s more to it.  In any given sentence, FIGURATIVE things are also happening … Continue reading

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