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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
Ser chinche Portuguese Complaint
Trouillard French Contempt
! cuanta cara! Spanish Indignation
! que cara mas dura ¡ Spanish Indignation
!mire que hacen esperar a la gente así! Portuguese Impatience
!quién fortuna sfacciata! Italian Envy
¡andas mirando moros con tranchete! Spanish Deception
¡ánimo! Spanish Encouragement
¡hala! Spanish Encouragement
¡ni por hablar! Spanish Contradiction
¡No te engañes! Spanish Contradiction
¡qué asco! Spanish Disgust
¡Suertudo! ¡Morrudo! Spanish Envy
¡vaya asco Spanish Disgust
¡vaya rollo! Spanish Boredom
?Encuentras palabras ? Spanish Indignation
¿Puedo ayudarle? ?Le puedo echar una mano? Spanish Courtesy
…al verde Spanish Embarrassment
(dei musei) posso farne a meno Italian Indifference
(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
(museums) leave me cold English Indifference