Phrase

What is Phrase ?

Phrase is (noun) 1. a short sentence or group of words Try to translate the whole phrase, not just one word at a time. I’m trying to remember a phrase from ‘Hamlet’. to coin a phrase to say something which everyone says It’s a case of ‘the pot calling the kettle black’, to coin a phrase. 2. a group of notes in a piece of music Do you recognise that little phrase from Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’? (verb) to express something in words I am trying to phrase my letter as politely as I can. Synonym express

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level