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  • n  an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • n  a short musical passage
  • n  an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
  • n  dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence
  • v  put into words or an expression
  • v  divide, combine, or mark into phrases
    phrase a musical passage

  • Eisner himself dislikes the phrase, calling it a "limited term," and prefers "graphic literature or graphic story.
  • It's a phrase common in the car sales industry, used to describe taking a hunk of junk, brushing on a fresh coat of paint and selling it for full price.
  • It's a phrase common in the car sales industry, used to describe taking a hunk of junk, brushing on a fresh coat of paint and selling it for full price.
News & Articles

  • Waste not, want not
    The standard phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle” should not be the only words when thinking of sustainability — another way to “go green” is to upcycle, which is turning waste material or unwanted products into something ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Argonaut
  • Stats: Here's How We Deal With TV Deaths and Shockers Like the 'Red Wedding'
    Following Game of Thrones’ now-infamous Red Wedding episode, people were–what’s the phrase?–crazy pissed. Upset at the shocking end to the season’s penultimate episode, and the deaths of several favorite characters, fans of the show railed on social media with an endless stream of “ Thanks for nothing , Game of Thrones ” and “ I may be completely done with Game of Thrones ” tweets.
    June 12, 2013 - Wired News
  • Towson University Radio Graduates To State-Of-The-Art Public Station
    The phrase college-radio might bring back memories of students stumbling through what they're trying to say. But in Towson, college-radio has graduated.
    June 11, 2013 - CBS Baltimore
Quotes

  • Ricky Martin in AFP
    From the moment I wrote the first phrase I was sure the book was the tool that was going to help me free myself from things I was carrying within me for a long time,Martin wrote on his website.
  • Herbie Hancock in Inquirer.net
    This is a new day that proves that the impossible can be made possible. 'Yes we can,' to coin a phrase,Hancock said, to loud applause, borrowing the campaign chant from Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
  • Sydney Schanberg in 940 News
    That was the phrase he used from the very first day, during our wondrous reunion in the refugee camp,Schanberg said later.

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