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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
Prendre ses jambes à son cou French Fear
Pronto para bater as botas Portuguese Fatigue
Puedo ayudarLe? Spanish Courtesy
Puis-je vous donner un coup de main? French Courtesy
Put one’s finger on the truth English Discovery
Qch n’a ni queue ni tête French Bewilderment
Qu’est-ce que ça peut me faire?! French Indifference
Que bela porcaria Portuguese Disgust
Que descarado Portuguese Indignation
Que nojento! Portuguese Disgust
Que porcaria Portuguese Disgust
Que sem vergonha Portuguese Indignation
Que trapalhada! Que bagunça Portuguese Disgust
Quebrar a cabeça com alguma coisa Spanish Bewilderment
Quebrar a cabeça com alguma coisa Portuguese Bewilderment
Quedarse a dos velas Spanish Embarrassment
Quedarse a la luna de Valencia Spanish Failure
quedarse con el dia y la noche Spanish Failure
Quedarse cuestas Portuguese Effort
Quedarse en ayunas Spanish Embarrassment
Quedarse más tieso que una mojama Spanish Embarrassment
Quedarse mudo Spanish Embarrassment
Quel culot! French Indignation
Quelle veine! French Envy
Quello che dice no tiene acqua Italian Contradiction