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PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
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
Como si dijera misa Spanish Exasperation
Como un burro Portuguese Effort
Como un cachorro Portuguese Effort
Como un pollo sin cabeza Portuguese Frenzy
Como un pulpo en un garaje Spanish Embarrassment
Construire des châteaux en Espagne French Deception
Consultar con la almohada Spanish Hesitation
Consultar o travesseiro Portuguese Hesitation
Contar tudo Portuguese Embarrassment
Contento Spanish Joy & Delight
Conter fleurette à une fille French Flattery
Contre mauvaise fortune, bon coeur! French Embarrassment
Coprire qn di attenzioni Italian Indignation
Coragem! Portuguese Encouragement
Cortar as asas de alguém Portuguese Humiliation
Courir comme s’il avait le diable à ses trousses French Fear
Covarde Portuguese Contempt
Crepare di invidia Italian Envy
Crever d’ennui (fam) French Boredom
Da anima ! Italian Embarrassment
Dançar de felicidade Portuguese Joy & Delight
Dar água na boca Portuguese Desire
Dar de ombros Portuguese Indifference
Dar diente con diente Spanish Fear
Dar el camelo a uno Spanish Deception