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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
¡vaya tostón! Spanish Boredom
Je ne suis pas à la hauteur French Bewilderment
Potremmo stento a crederci! Italian Bewilderment
Quedarse completamente en ayunas Spanish Bewilderment
Trouillard French Contempt
! cuanta cara! Spanish Indignation
!mire que hacen esperar a la gente así! Portuguese Impatience
!quién fortuna sfacciata! Italian Envy
¡andas mirando moros con tranchete! Spanish Deception
¡No te engañes! Spanish Contradiction
¡Suertudo! ¡Morrudo! Spanish Envy
?Encuentras palabras ? Spanish Indignation
(En) revenir à ses moutons French Contradiction
(If he said that,) He must have a screw loose: he`s lost his marbles English Contempt
(Il caso) lui spossato Italian Embarrassment
(le proces) l’a nettoye French Embarrassment
(Museen) lassen mich kalt German Indifference
(The court case) Wiped him out English Embarrassment
(toujours) chercher la petite bête French Complaint
(woman only) civettare (con) Italian Flattery
Abatido Portuguese Grief
Abrir as portas a uno Portuguese Encouragement
Abrir as portas para alguém Portuguese Encouragement
Aburirse como ostras Spanish Boredom
Além da conta Portuguese Error