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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
Tener que quitar el gallo Spanish Humiliation
Ter que engolir as próprias palavras Portuguese Humiliation
Ter que mudar o ritmo Portuguese Humiliation
To beat someone into the ground English Humiliation
To clip somebody’s wings English Humiliation
To cut someone down to size English Humiliation
To eat crow English Humiliation
To eat humble pie English Humiliation
To have to change one’s tune English Humiliation
To have to eat one’s hat English Humiliation
To have to eat one’s words English Humiliation
To lose face English Humiliation
To make mincemeat out of someone English Humiliation
To put somebody down English Humiliation
Брать свои слова обратно Russian Humiliation
Идти против своей воли Russian Humiliation
Идти против своих слов Russian Humiliation
Избит до смерти Russian Humiliation
Изменить мелодию дудки Russian Humiliation
Подрезать крылья Russian Humiliation
Потерять престиж Russian Humiliation
Превратить в лепёшку Russian Humiliation
Толкать вниз Russian Humiliation
Унижаться Russian Humiliation
Упасть низко в чисто глазах Russian Humiliation