Idioms with WORD

in a word
used to give the simplest or shortest explanation or answer
In a word, he’s lying to us.

in other words
used to explain something more clearly
They asked him to leave. In other words, he was fired.

have a word
to talk with someone briefly
Can I have a word with you?

lost for words
unable to say anything because you are very surprised or upset
She was so surprised to see him that she was lost for words.

give your word
to promise to do something
He gave his word that he would help them.

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