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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Translating idioms is very difficult. We do say a 'disarming smile' and 'conk'will do for a big nose. However, you have to get the concept and then try to track down the idiomin the target language, which is very tricky. The best way is to pester native speakers.

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    Tdol gave an excellent answer.

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