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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 21:15
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  2. Exclamation Sticky Thread Important: Test your idioms

    Started by Tdol, 31-Mar-2005 04:52
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  1. Post feel free

    Started by zmf94, Yesterday 22:36
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  2. [General] Proverb- Dog and Stone

    Started by Ajay 123, 21-Jan-2017 14:07
    • Replies: 6
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    23-Jan-2017, 05:22 Go to last post
  3. Frozen Peas

    Started by Theodevries, 16-Jan-2017 13:10
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    17-Jan-2017, 11:43 Go to last post
  4. [Idiom] Cheap Thrills

    Started by Rolojero, 11-Jan-2017 03:06
    • Replies: 2
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    11-Jan-2017, 16:08 Go to last post
  5. To a T

    Started by Alena88, 06-Jan-2017 00:32
    • Replies: 9
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    10-Jan-2017, 10:40 Go to last post
  6. [Vocabulary] Planned setup

    Started by parsley1, 27-Dec-2016 16:21
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    03-Jan-2017, 05:35 Go to last post
  7. [Idiom] if I so much as step on bubble wrap

    Started by myenglishsucks, 28-Dec-2016 23:34
    • Replies: 1
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    28-Dec-2016, 23:52 Go to last post
  8. from out of the West

    Started by HannaChe, 17-Dec-2016 20:45
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    27-Dec-2016, 14:19 Go to last post
  9. [Idiom] to jump over one's own shadow - is this english?

    Started by Nipos, 09-Dec-2016 21:11
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    13-Dec-2016, 19:17 Go to last post
  10. Question That's about all

    Started by pmnSam, 17-Sep-2016 20:17
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    10-Dec-2016, 09:57 Go to last post
  11. [Idiom] Pass the buck

    Started by irland5, 03-Dec-2016 14:31
    • Replies: 1
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    03-Dec-2016, 15:29 Go to last post
  12. Moved: [Vocabulary] The meaning of "an exclusive fashion story"

    Started by Rico Ng, 24-Nov-2016 14:51
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  13. [Idiom] What does "spit in one's salt" mean?

    Started by Senem, 30-May-2016 23:53
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    24-Nov-2016, 01:12 Go to last post
  14. [Idiom] The meaning of "letís-do-this-again"?

    Started by Rico Ng, 16-Nov-2016 13:46
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    16-Nov-2016, 15:30 Go to last post
  15. [Idiom] Idioms with toponyms

    Started by Sinnerman, 05-Nov-2016 20:00
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  16. [Idiom] You made me lose the... deal? piece of business?

    Started by sombrello, 05-Nov-2016 16:00
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    05-Nov-2016, 22:47 Go to last post
  17. [Idiom] To have a mortgage on something

    Started by chris34, 27-Sep-2016 08:07
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    29-Sep-2016, 13:27 Go to last post
  18. [Idiom] Rays of Woe

    Started by SGeo, 24-Sep-2016 09:33
    • Replies: 2
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    24-Sep-2016, 12:24 Go to last post
  19. aging

    Started by Sepmre, 16-Sep-2016 15:05
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    17-Sep-2016, 15:39 Go to last post
  20. Question Is "beautiful enough to deserve my love" correct?

    Started by nouka, 14-Sep-2016 07:30
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    16-Sep-2016, 18:45 Go to last post
  21. [Idiom] WOODS for Trees

    Started by Raghunathan, 12-Mar-2016 02:34
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    10-Sep-2016, 00:23 Go to last post
  22. cut corners VS botching

    Started by majid72, 12-May-2016 05:22
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    09-Sep-2016, 22:20 Go to last post
  23. what idioms to say for an unfair person?

    Started by R.a. Punzalan, 15-Jul-2016 08:34
    • Replies: 7
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    09-Sep-2016, 21:13 Go to last post
  24. [Idiom] You're not a bad sort / You're not a bad lass

    Started by kris702, 09-Sep-2016 05:15
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    09-Sep-2016, 20:25 Go to last post
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    16-Aug-2016, 18:29 Go to last post
  25. [Idiom] What's "someone who is a big fan of TV series/movies" called?

    Started by IamLovingIt, 26-Jul-2016 17:57
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    08-Aug-2016, 00:18 Go to last post
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    05-Aug-2016, 17:03 Go to last post
  26. [Idiom] What idiom to use for 'make very clear'

    Started by arbit, 27-Jun-2016 07:26
    • Replies: 9
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    10-Jul-2016, 10:24 Go to last post
  27. Moved: [Idiom] The cradle has bent him around the well known thumb.

    Started by pzurich, 30-Jun-2016 18:43
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  28. Moved: Can we say: Don' leave me on my way?

    Started by zalaoui, 23-Jun-2016 00:14
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