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Welcome to Idiom Dictionary, the world’s premier destination for idioms, similes, and metaphors.

Our commitment to excellence, accuracy, and inclusivity ensures that our users receive the most comprehensive and reliable content. Here’s a deeper look into our practices and policies:

Our Chief Editor

Chris Drew, PhD

Dr. Christopher Drew (PhD)

Qualifications: B.Ed (Hons), PGCLTHE, PhD (Education)

Chris Drew, our chief editor. has been an educator since 2010, first as a school teacher then as an academic.

Editorial Experience: Holding a Ph.D. in Education, Chris has written on media, culture, education, and learning theories. He is former editor of the Journal of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, where he edited major editions including the special issue on academic literacies. He has also been the guest editor on the major Ed Tech journal, the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology where he led the 2019 special issue.

Dr Drew has also written peer reviewed articles in over 20 academic journals, including the British Journal of Educational Studies, Journal of Early Childhood Research, Critical Studies in Education and Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood.

You can find his full archive of publications on his Google Scholar page.

Editorial Standards

1. Qualified Writers

Every piece of content on Idiom Dictionary is crafted by writers with a deep understanding and passion for language. Our team is composed of qualified professionals who bring a wealth of experience from linguistic, literary, and cultural backgrounds.

2. Editorial Review

Before any content goes live, it undergoes a rigorous review process. Our dedicated editorial team ensures that each entry not only meets our high standards but also provides value and insight to our users.

3. Regular Revision

Language is ever-evolving, and so is our content. We regularly revisit our entries to ensure they remain up-to-date, relevant, and reflective of current usage and understanding.

4. Fact Checking

Accuracy is paramount. Every idiom, simile, and metaphor is fact-checked to ensure its authenticity, origin, and correct usage. Our team consults a range of reputable sources to validate the information we present.

Inclusion Policy

At Idiom Dictionary, we recognize the vast diversity of language and expression across cultures and communities. Our inclusion policy ensures that our content is representative, giving voice to idioms, similes, and metaphors from a wide array of regions, and cultures. We are dedicated to creating a platform that is as diverse as the world of language itself.

Errors and Corrections Policy

While we strive for perfection, we acknowledge that errors can occur. We invite you to send us an email if you identify any errors or omissions. If a mistake is identified, we are committed to rectifying it promptly. We encourage our users to report any discrepancies they come across. Once reported, our team will investigate and make necessary corrections, ensuring the continued trust and reliability of our platform.

Thank you for choosing Idiom Dictionary. Together, we celebrate the beauty, depth, and diversity of language.

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