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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
Ça te (vous) remontera le moral French Encouragement
Ça te donnera du cœur au ventre French Encouragement
Caerse a uno el alma a los pies Spanish Dejection
Cagarse de miedo Spanish Fear
Cair no choro Portuguese Grief
Cambiar de chaqueta Spanish Betrayal
Cambiare bandera Italian Betrayal
Cambiare i colori Italian Betrayal
Can I give you a helping hand? English Courtesy
Can I help you? English Courtesy
Can you beat it! English Indignation
Cansei de brigar Portuguese Disgust
Cargar un examen Spanish Failure
Cavalo Portuguese Effort
Ce n’est pas mon affaire French Discretion
Ce n’est qu’une goutte d’eau dans la mer French Contempt
Ce n’est que pour la frime French Deception
Ce ne sont pas mes oignons (fam.) French Discretion
Ce que je m’en fiche! French Indifference
Cela ne me regarde pas French Discretion
Cela vous passera French Encouragement
Cette robe ne me va pas French Dislike/Hate
Chamar alguém de medroso Portuguese Contempt
Chaquetear Spanish Betrayal
Che faccia tosta! Italian Indignation