from The Century Dictionary.
- In an idiomatic manner; according to the idiom of a language.
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- adverb In an
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- adverb in an idiomatic manner
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But he's not shying away from the small screen: tantalizingly on the horizon is an HBO series he recently described as "idiomatically Jewish."
Mr. Muhly writes idiomatically for voice, and each woman has a distinctive quality, like the bright, edgy soprano of Jennifer Zetlan as Zina, the most dogmatic wife; the mellow, mournful sound of Jennifer Check as Almera, who looks forward only to heaven.
I took a photo and slept on it (the event, idiomatically; not the photo, literally).
"Bach wrote very well for instruments, very idiomatically, but he transcribed all the time," says Mr. Tepfer.
Yet the piece's jazz and blues roots were given equal attention, as they were in Gershwin's Concerto in F, where Eschenbach's expansive, seductively phrased treatment of the Adagio's sultry opening was both gorgeous as sheer sound and idiomatically spot-on.
Though idiomatically set for voice, it is rhythmically square, tepidly orchestrated and lacks a distinctive musical profile.
Andrew@401: Is "mended the fuse" idiomatically correct where you're from?
Is "mended the fuse" idiomatically correct where you're from?
For the heroine's despair comes from feeling not that she will never fall "under another influence," but, less passively (and less idiomatically), that she will never "vibrate" (as in resonate) to such an influence — in the full sense of sympathetic vibration.
One of the adagios has the sole appearance in Beethoven's oeuvre of a harp, used quite idiomatically.