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Hidden meanings

  • POSTED ON: 27 Mar, 2024
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An idiom is a phrase that may convey a different meaning from the words used. For example, the idiom “Break a leg” in the world of theatre is a way of wishing the play luck and a good run. How did it come into being? In medieval England, theatres had pits, where the common folk stood. In addition to clapping, they expressed appreciation by stamping their legs as well. So “break a leg” meant that the audience stamped so hard that their legs broke. Or the play was a stupendous success.

Here is a crossword made up of idioms. Can you fill the missing words to complete the phrase?