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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. [Idiom] Get Out & Get It

    Started by IamLovingIt, 18-Apr-2018 15:33
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    19-Apr-2018, 02:10 Go to last post
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  2. Question To go pear shaped

    Started by jazzz8, 17-Apr-2018 08:35
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    18-Apr-2018, 08:09 Go to last post
  3. Butterflies and cupcakes

    Started by rohanasm, 08-Dec-2017 10:57
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    17-Apr-2018, 08:26 Go to last post
  4. Idioms

    Started by Ju, 12-Jan-2018 12:29
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    18-Mar-2018, 08:42 Go to last post
  5. "fencing in the moon"

    Started by langelaszlo, 17-Aug-2017 21:54
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  6. Unhappy [Vocabulary] Question about the use of "one"

    Started by jeanvanier, 11-Feb-2018 14:09
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    19-Feb-2018, 23:55 Go to last post
  7. [Idiom] Refusal out of little experience

    Started by Kayeff, 24-Dec-2017 22:00
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    05-Jan-2018, 08:35 Go to last post
  8. At this point vs at that point

    Started by probus, 28-Nov-2017 18:38
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    05-Jan-2018, 08:30 Go to last post
  9. Kick out One's Heels

    Started by Mher, 25-Dec-2017 14:20
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    26-Dec-2017, 13:24 Go to last post
  10. "I don't go there" meaning

    Started by angm, 24-Jul-2017 01:31
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  11. Moved: Species of Acquiescence

    Started by Mher, 19-Dec-2017 14:19
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  12. Moved: [Vocabulary] Repose confidence in the understanding or discretion of a madman

    Started by Mher, 19-Dec-2017 15:01
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  13. Tenantable through age and neglect

    Started by Mher, 19-Dec-2017 11:36
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  14. Moved: [Vocabulary] Permanent cures have been thus effected

    Started by Mher, 19-Dec-2017 12:58
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  15. [Idiom] Hit Parrots

    Started by andymen, 12-Dec-2017 13:10
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  16. Take things lightly and you will fly.

    Started by rohanasm, 06-Dec-2017 22:24
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  17. [Vocabulary] re: The 250 most useful British abbreviations, a question

    Started by old gobbo, 22-Nov-2017 12:39
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    23-Nov-2017, 09:37 Go to last post
  18. Question [Idiom] "renovating the ship while at high seas"?

    Started by dennis66, 17-Nov-2017 11:02
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    22-Nov-2017, 10:37 Go to last post
  19. Moved: What does "sweeping" mean in "sweeping beach"?

    Started by AndersUlv, 21-Oct-2017 12:47
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  20. keep your wig on

    Started by hankehonhsu, 14-Oct-2017 21:48
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  21. curious

    Started by Meja, 06-Oct-2017 21:35
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  22. cool as a cucumber with somebody

    Started by Saki6, 11-Apr-2017 07:36
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  23. Congratulations reception

    Started by Carola 2, 19-Sep-2017 12:43
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    19-Sep-2017, 15:23 Go to last post
  24. [Idiom] The meaning of "dumb romantic guinea"

    Started by Dmitry A. Kovalsiy, 03-Sep-2017 10:32
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    03-Sep-2017, 14:33 Go to last post
  25. [Idiom] I've got it made.

    Started by beachboy, 12-Aug-2017 20:38
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    12-Aug-2017, 21:54 Go to last post
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  26. [Idiom] burn your bridges

    Started by Saki6, 18-May-2017 09:41
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