WONDER #2061: Why Do People Use Idioms?

Question 1 of 3

“It’s raining cats and dogs” is an example of a what?

  1. simile
  2. preposition
  3. idiom
  4. oxymoron

Question 2 of 3

How many languages and cultures use idioms?

  1. 5
  2. 47
  3. 100
  4. all

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following does NOT describe idioms?

  1. figurative
  2. metaphorical
  3. phrase
  4. literal

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