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    Default Origin of Idioms.....

    Good morning, all.

    This is my first post after "searching" for the answer w/o any luck....

    Is there a site that offers the "origin" of idioms vs or in addition to their meaning ??

    I know that I can ask the question regarding a specific idiom here and someone will likely respond but I'm looking for more of a "one stop" site that will give me the origin if it is known.

    Thank You in advance,

    Juan

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    Yes, there are such sites. All you have to do is google a specific idiom and you will probably find one. (Many idioms are explained here, but I don't think we delve into origins much.) Give me a "minute" and I will find such a website. (Somebody else will probably come up with one before I do.)




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    Default Re: Origin of Idioms.....

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Yes, there are such sites. All you have to do is google a specific idiom and you will probably find one. (Many idioms are explained here, but I don't think we delve into origins much.) Give me a "minute" and I will find such a website. (Somebody else will probably come up with one before I do.)
    Thank you for your response...... Yes, "Googling" an idiom I was interested is what led me to this site to begin with....... but I'm interested in the origin as much as I am in the meaning.....

    If you or anyone else can point me to a site that would satisfy both needs, I would greatly appreciate it.....

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