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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
¡vaya tostón! Spanish Boredom
Avere sempre la lingua lunga Italian Complaint
¡vaya asco Spanish Disgust
¡vaya rollo! Spanish Boredom
…al verde Spanish Embarrassment
(En) revenir à ses moutons French Contradiction
(If he said that,) He must have a screw loose: he`s lost his marbles English Contempt
(museums) leave me cold English Indifference
(woman only) civettare (con) Italian Flattery
Aller avec acharnement French Determination
Andare a vuoto Italian Failure
Aposto que ele está virando na cova agora Portuguese Disgust
Arrivare alla verità Italian Discovery
Avercela a norte con qualcuno Italian Dislike/Hate
Avere gli occhi più grandi dello stomaco Italian Greed
Avere il cuore infranto Italian Grief
Avere il diavolo in corpo Italian Fear
Avere il muso lungo Italian Dejection
Avere la coda di paglia Italian Guilt
Avere la faccia a pesa Italian Dejection
Avere la lingua bifurcata Italian Deception
Avere sempre a redire Italian Complaint
Averne fino a sopra i capelli Italian Disgust
Avoir French Dislike/Hate
Avoir des sueurs froides French Fear