"set phrase" meaning in English

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Noun

Forms: set phrases [plural]
Etymology: set + phrase Etymology templates: {{com|en|set|phrase}} set + phrase Head templates: {{en-noun}} set phrase (plural set phrases)
  1. (grammar) An established expression whose wording is subject to little or no variation, and which may or may not be idiomatic. Categories (topical): Grammar Translations (expression subject to little variation): усто́йлівае словазлучэ́нне (ustójlivaje slovazlučénnje) [neuter] (Belarusian), frase feta [feminine] (Catalan), 固定搭配 (gùdìng dāpèi) (Chinese Mandarin), kiteymä (Finnish), vakiintunut ilmaus (Finnish), sanaliitto (Finnish), expression consacrée [feminine] (French), phraséologisme [masculine] (French), feststehende Wendung [feminine] (German), Wortverbindung [feminine] (German), Wortgruppe [feminine] (German), Redewendung [feminine] (German), 慣用句 (kan'yōku) (alt: かんようく) (Japanese), 관용구 (gwanyonggu) (alt: 慣用句) (Korean), frazeologizm [masculine] (Polish), idiom [masculine] (Polish), idiomat [masculine] (Polish), idiomatyzm [masculine] (Polish), związek frazeologiczny [masculine] (Polish), усто́йчивое словосочета́ние (ustójčivoje slovosočetánije) [neuter] (Russian), усто́йчивое выраже́ние (ustójčivoje vyražénije) [neuter] (Russian), fast uttryck [neuter] (Swedish), уста́лене словосполу́чення (ustálene slovospolúčennja) [neuter] (Ukrainian), ста́ле словосполу́чення (stále slovospolúčennja) [neuter] (Ukrainian), уста́лений ви́слів (ustálenyj výsliv) [masculine] (Ukrainian), ста́лий ви́раз (stályj výraz) [masculine] (Ukrainian)
    Sense id: en-set_phrase-en-noun-TLA9Ndfd Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with language name categories using raw markup, Terms with Belarusian translations, Terms with Catalan translations, Terms with Finnish translations, Terms with French translations, Terms with German translations, Terms with Hungarian translations, Terms with Italian translations, Terms with Japanese translations, Terms with Korean translations, Terms with Mandarin translations, Terms with Polish translations, Terms with Portuguese translations, Terms with Russian translations, Terms with Spanish translations, Terms with Swedish translations, Terms with Ukrainian translations Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 49 51 Disambiguation of English entries with language name categories using raw markup: 45 55 Disambiguation of Terms with Belarusian translations: 50 50 Disambiguation of Terms with Catalan translations: 49 51 Disambiguation of Terms with Finnish translations: 49 51 Disambiguation of Terms with French translations: 47 53 Disambiguation of Terms with German translations: 46 54 Disambiguation of Terms with Hungarian translations: 51 49 Disambiguation of Terms with Italian translations: 46 54 Disambiguation of Terms with Japanese translations: 46 54 Disambiguation of Terms with Korean translations: 49 51 Disambiguation of Terms with Mandarin translations: 47 53 Disambiguation of Terms with Polish translations: 52 48 Disambiguation of Terms with Portuguese translations: 53 47 Disambiguation of Terms with Russian translations: 46 54 Disambiguation of Terms with Spanish translations: 47 53 Disambiguation of Terms with Swedish translations: 49 51 Disambiguation of Terms with Ukrainian translations: 49 51 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences Disambiguation of 'expression subject to little variation': 69 31
  2. (grammar) An idiomatic expression in general. Categories (topical): Grammar Translations (idiomatic expression): frase feta [feminine] (Catalan), dita [feminine] (Catalan), 習慣用語 (Chinese Mandarin), 习惯用语 (xíguànyòngyǔ) (Chinese Mandarin), 成語 (Chinese Mandarin), 成语 (chéngyǔ) (Chinese Mandarin), idiomi (Finnish), locution figée [feminine] (French), phraséologisme [masculine] (French), feststehende Redensart [feminine] (German), Floskel [feminine] (German), állandósult szókapcsolat (Hungarian), frase fatta [feminine] (Italian), locuzione cristallizzata [feminine] (Italian), 成句 (seiku) (alt: せいく) (Japanese), 성어 (seong'eo) (Korean), 관용구 (gwanyonggu) (Korean), 성구 (seonggu) (Korean), frazeologizm [masculine] (Polish), idiom [masculine] (Polish), idiomat [masculine] (Polish), idiomatyzm [masculine] (Polish), związek frazeologiczny [masculine] (Polish), expressão idiomática [feminine] (Portuguese), усто́йчивое словосочета́ние (ustójčivoje slovosočetánije) [neuter] (Russian), фразеологи́ческая едини́ца (frazeologíčeskaja jediníca) [feminine] (Russian), frase hecha [feminine] (Spanish), colocación [feminine] (Spanish), idiom [neuter] (Swedish)
    Sense id: en-set_phrase-en-noun-XDQZaC~V Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with language name categories using raw markup, English terms with non-redundant non-automated sortkeys, Terms with Belarusian translations, Terms with Catalan translations, Terms with Finnish translations, Terms with French translations, Terms with German translations, Terms with Hungarian translations, Terms with Italian translations, Terms with Japanese translations, Terms with Korean translations, Terms with Mandarin translations, Terms with Polish translations, Terms with Portuguese translations, Terms with Russian translations, Terms with Spanish translations, Terms with Swedish translations, Terms with Ukrainian translations Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 49 51 Disambiguation of English entries with language name categories using raw markup: 45 55 Disambiguation of English terms with non-redundant non-automated sortkeys: 41 59 Disambiguation of Terms with Belarusian translations: 50 50 Disambiguation of Terms with Catalan translations: 49 51 Disambiguation of Terms with Finnish translations: 49 51 Disambiguation of Terms with French translations: 47 53 Disambiguation of Terms with German translations: 46 54 Disambiguation of Terms with Hungarian translations: 51 49 Disambiguation of Terms with Italian translations: 46 54 Disambiguation of Terms with Japanese translations: 46 54 Disambiguation of Terms with Korean translations: 49 51 Disambiguation of Terms with Mandarin translations: 47 53 Disambiguation of Terms with Polish translations: 52 48 Disambiguation of Terms with Portuguese translations: 53 47 Disambiguation of Terms with Russian translations: 46 54 Disambiguation of Terms with Spanish translations: 47 53 Disambiguation of Terms with Swedish translations: 49 51 Disambiguation of Terms with Ukrainian translations: 49 51 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences Disambiguation of 'idiomatic expression': 38 62
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: fixed phrase Related terms: catchphrase, cliché (english: cliche), collocation, colloquialism, idiom, proverb, saying

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Alternative forms

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          "word": "фразеологи́ческая едини́ца"
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      "_dis1": "49 51",
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    "Terms with Korean translations",
    "Terms with Mandarin translations",
    "Terms with Polish translations",
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          "text": "If it proves clearly unfeasible to make the audience laugh at a thin and far-fetched joke, it is always better to change the way the joke works . . . for instance, a pun based on the speaker's taking literally some set phrase or metaphor with a pun based on phonetic similarity."
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      "tags": [
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      "word": "усто́йлівае словазлучэ́нне"
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      "code": "ca",
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      "sense": "expression subject to little variation",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "frase feta"
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      "roman": "gùdìng dāpèi",
      "sense": "expression subject to little variation",
      "word": "固定搭配"
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      "sense": "expression subject to little variation",
      "word": "kiteymä"
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      "word": "vakiintunut ilmaus"
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      "sense": "expression subject to little variation",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
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      "word": "expression consacrée"
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      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
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      "tags": [
        "masculine"
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      "word": "phraséologisme"
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      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "expression subject to little variation",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "feststehende Wendung"
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      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "expression subject to little variation",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "Wortverbindung"
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      "code": "de",
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      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "idiomatic expression",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "feststehende Redensart"
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      "word": "állandósult szókapcsolat"
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      "sense": "idiomatic expression",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "frase fatta"
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      "word": "locuzione cristallizzata"
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      "alt": "せいく",
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      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "gwanyonggu",
      "sense": "idiomatic expression",
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      "code": "pl",
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      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
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      "lang": "Polish",
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      "word": "związek frazeologiczny"
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      "sense": "idiomatic expression",
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      "tags": [
        "feminine"
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      "word": "фразеологи́ческая едини́ца"
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      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "idiomatic expression",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "frase hecha"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "idiomatic expression",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
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      "word": "colocación"
    },
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      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "idiomatic expression",
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