HyperDic: turn_of_phrase

English > 1 sense of the expression turn of phrase:
NOUNcommunicationturn of phrase, turn of expressiona distinctive spoken or written expression
English > turn of phrase: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA distinctive spoken or written expression.
Example"John's succinct turn of phrase persuaded her that it would not be a good idea"
Synonymturn of expression
NarrowerconceitA witty or ingenious turn of phrase
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Spanishexpresión, forma de hablar, giro, juego de palabras

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