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Abstract

This research is conducted in order to find our the idiomatic expressions used in the Ed Sheeran’s album songs entitled Divine. This research was done by using qualitative research which focused on content or document analysis. The songs from Ed Sheeran’s album, Divine, were chosen as the data source in this research. The data were analyzed by using the theory of Makkai (1972). The researchers browsed the song album from internet, seeking the script lyrics of the song, listening and transribing. After that, the analysis of the data covered reading, analyzing, identifying, classifying the types of idiomatics expressions found from the songs lyrics, and last was drawing conclusion. After analyzing the data, the researchers found that there were two idiomatic expressions depicted in the lyrics songs, they were phrasal verb idiom and 4 Tournure idiom. Phrasal verb idiom was the most dominant with 6 data (60%) and tournure idiom with 4 data (40%).

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Idiomatic Expression Song lyrics

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Nguyen Van Thao, & Herman. (2021). An Analysis of Idiomatic Expressions Found in Ed Sheeran’s Selected Lyrics Songs. CENTRAL ASIAN JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE, 2(1), 12-18. https://doi.org/10.47494/cajlpc.v2i1.54

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