Synonyms of 'turn of phrase'
▷ See turn
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An idiom is a group of words which have a different meaning when used together from the one they would have if you took the meaning of each word separately.
Proverbs and idioms may become worn with over-use.
A phrase is a short group of words that people often use as a way of saying something. The meaning of a phrase is often not obvious from the meaning of the individual words in it.
the Latin phrase, `mens sana in corpore sano'
Thesaurus for turn of phrase from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone has a particular turn of phrase , they have a particular way of expressing themselves in words.