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Ever wondered why it 'rains cats and dogs'? Find out here with our discussions and explanations of common, and not so common, idioms and sayings.

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  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Important: Our Free Idioms Dictionary!

    Started by Red5, 04-May-2007 20:15
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  2. Exclamation Sticky Thread Important: Test your idioms

    Started by Tdol, 31-Mar-2005 03:52
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  1. Animal idioms

    Started by Mad-ox, 01-Sep-2006 09:40
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  2. a sentence which contains all the alphabet letters

    Started by gadi_sam, 13-Oct-2004 18:36
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    21-May-2010, 11:48 Go to last post
  3. Idiom: What goes around comes around

    Started by bmo, 03-Oct-2003 01:40
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  4. "Most of the time" versus "most of the times"

    Started by Anita B-S, 27-Jan-2009 22:31
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    10-Feb-2009, 22:26 Go to last post
  5. I'll make it up to you

    Started by phalkun, 20-Sep-2004 14:24
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    21-Sep-2004, 10:38 Go to last post
  6. Stupid is as Stupid Does

    Started by TomBrooklyn, 09-Dec-2005 19:32
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    08-Apr-2010, 12:10 Go to last post
  7. Starcrossed Lovers- Explain what does it mean please

    Started by juliadavison12, 12-Jun-2007 16:48
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    31-Aug-2009, 11:18 Go to last post
  8. Teach a man to fish

    Started by bmo, 11-Sep-2004 17:33
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    01-Mar-2005, 14:00 Go to last post
  9. Smile [Idiom] Slowly, slowly catchy monkey

    Started by Bugsy, 11-Aug-2008 07:19
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    25-Jun-2007, 21:43 Go to last post
  10. The most popular idioms or proverbs

    Started by bmo, 03-Nov-2003 00:07
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  11. I couldn't agree with you more

    Started by dcomest, 16-Oct-2006 08:11
    • Replies: 1
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    16-Oct-2006, 20:10 Go to last post
  12. Talk to you soon/later

    Started by Antonio, 14-Aug-2004 02:13
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    10-Jul-2007, 14:08 Go to last post
  13. English Idioms and Sayings

    Started by RonBee, 10-Dec-2003 19:15
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  14. [Idiom] 'It's a shame'

    Started by undeddy, 11-Feb-2009 16:28
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  15. Not to mention

    Started by st_hart, 03-Aug-2009 07:15
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    03-Aug-2009, 18:32 Go to last post
  16. "mine as well"

    Started by ariel1026, 26-Feb-2009 23:46
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    03-Mar-2009, 15:46 Go to last post
  17. Something sucks

    Started by Tomasz Klimkiewicz, 24-Sep-2004 13:32
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  18. to feel blue

    Started by zilak34, 02-Feb-2007 14:51
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    19-Aug-2008, 11:27 Go to last post
  19. "Call it a wash"

    Started by Smiling, 05-Aug-2006 02:43
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    06-Aug-2006, 09:10 Go to last post
  20. motherhood and apple pie

    Started by yeeway, 12-Mar-2007 16:15
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  21. "here we go" meaning...

    Started by margherita, 20-Apr-2010 15:00
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  22. What is "between jobs"???

    Started by blacknomi, 24-Apr-2004 05:12
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    29-Jul-2004, 15:39 Go to last post
  23. in tow

    Started by Anonymous, 20-Apr-2003 09:31
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    14-Aug-2005, 07:26 Go to last post
  24. What does "in your face" mean ?

    Started by Assassin, 19-Feb-2008 07:10
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  25. 'That's the spirit!'

    Started by undeddy, 07-Feb-2009 16:48
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    09-Feb-2009, 16:20 Go to last post
  26. lying on the bed/being in bed

    Started by Anonymous, 03-Mar-2004 08:55
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    18-Apr-2004, 14:20 Go to last post
  27. To walk the walk and talk the talk

    Started by bmayli, 02-Dec-2008 10:20
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    13-Feb-2009, 16:55 Go to last post
  28. sick people

    Started by pusher, 02-Nov-2006 08:57
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    17-Jan-2007, 01:23 Go to last post
  29. Meaning of "on the go"

    Started by bspkumar, 22-Jul-2008 18:05
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    10-Aug-2008, 19:24 Go to last post

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