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Pike-WAIS Dictionary of Idioms (Pweedy)

Below you'll find a list of idioms/expressions in multiple languages along with synonyms, antonyms, anecdotes, etc. You can search, select by category or sort by any column.

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Idiom Language Category
¡de qué buena gana recibiría… Spanish Desire
Avere sempre la lingua lunga Italian Complaint
!mire que hacen esperar a la gente así! Portuguese Impatience
¡No te engañes! Spanish Contradiction
Abrir as portas para alguém Portuguese Encouragement
Abrir o caminho para alguém Portuguese Encouragement
Acabar com alguém Portuguese Humiliation
Aggiungere al danno le beffe Italian Insult
An einem gebrochenen Herzen sterben German Grief
Anbaggern German Flattery
Andar a la cuarta pregunta Spanish Embarrassment
Aposto que ele está virando na cova agora Portuguese Disgust
Armar una gorda Spanish Indignation
As botas de alguém Portuguese Flattery
Aus eine Fliege einen Elefanten machen German Exaggeration
Autant chercher une aiguille dans une botte de foin French Exasperation
Avere gli occhi più grandi dello stomaco Italian Greed
Avere il muso lungo Italian Dejection
Avere la coda di paglia Italian Guilt
Avere la lingua bifurcata Italian Deception
Avoir du bol, du cul (vulg.), de la chatte (vulg.) French Envy
Avoir du vague a l’ame French Dejection
Avoir le coeur gros French Grief
Avoir les yeux plus gros que le ventre French Greed
Avoir un grain, une case en moins French Contempt