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GENERAL: Fixed combination of elements with an idiosyncratic, not (completely) compositional meaning, such as kick the bucket, spill the beans. Idioms are generally inaccessible for syntactic and/or semantic variation: sentence (ii) cannot mean that some people died last week.

(i)    He kicked the bucket last week
(ii) * Some buckets were kicked last week
Nevertheless, elements of idioms may sometimes be moved (as in (iii)) or modified (as in (iv)).
(iii)  advantagei was taken ti of Bill
(iv)   he kicked the proverbial bucket