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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
Além da conta Portuguese Error
Aller avec acharnement French Determination
Aller de Charybde en Scylla French Embarrassment
Am Ende sein German Fatigue
An einem gebrochenen Herzen sterben German Grief
Anbaggern German Flattery
Andar a la cuarta pregunta Spanish Embarrassment
Andar como uma barata tonta Spanish Frenzy
Andar como un loco Spanish Frenzy
Andar mal de dinero Spanish Embarrassment
Andar por las ramas Spanish Hesitation
Andare a vuoto Italian Failure
Andiamo a la romana Italian Invitation
Ânimo! Portuguese Embarrassment
Aposto que ele está virando na cova agora Portuguese Disgust
Apretar los talones Spanish Fear
Apretarle a uno el zapato French Embarrassment
Aprontar uma boa Portuguese Indiscretion
Armar la de San Quintín far scoppiare il putiferio Spanish Indignation
Armar una gorda Spanish Indignation
Arrancarse a uno el alma Spanish Grief
Arrivare alla verità Italian Discovery
As botas de alguém Portuguese Flattery
Aspettare col fiato sospeso Spanish Impatience
Attendre en retenant son souffle French Impatience