What exactly do politicians mean when they use some political idioms and phrases?
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The presidential campaign is now “in full swing” in the United States. In full swing is just one of the idioms in English speakers of Americans use that may be difficult for speakers of other languages. It means at the highest level of activity, or fully moving forward. The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms says the phrase has been in use since the mid-1800s. It refers to “the vigorous movement of a swinging body.”
The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms says the political Idioms and phrase has been in use since the mid-1800s. It refers to “the vigorous movement of a swinging body.” Presidential candidates and the journalists who report on their activities use many political idioms and expressions. Most speakers of American English understand these Idioms and phrases. But people who are not familiar with the ways American political candidates and reporters speak may not.
Have you heard or read political idioms and expressions in stories about the American presidential campaign that you do not understand? Let us know. We are happy to “clear up” any confusion or misunderstanding you might have. By the way, clear up means to explain. We hope this report has explained some of the Political idioms and expressions you have been hearing in the recent American election campaigns.