Read the dictionary definition of “idiom” and answer the questions. 1 Which of the phrases in Ex. 4A,p.71 are idioms

according to the definition? 2 What is the function of idioms? 3 Why is it difficult to translate idioms?

Ответ или решение1

1 die hard/dot every' “i" and cross every “t’/ by and large
2 Idioms enrich the language, adding colour and emotion to what is being said.
3 It is difficult to translate idioms because they all have a cultural background.
Some have interesting historical origins, others may be borrowed from other languages, etc.

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