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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. [General] legal expression in legal case article

    Started by gookenhaim, 29-Sep-2018 10:56
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  2. Question [General] Apple of my eye meaning and uses of the phrase

    Started by Derrick71, 02-Aug-2018 00:04
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  3. Idioms

    Started by Ju, 12-Jan-2018 12:29
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  4. Talking [Vocabulary] all getting' on 'em broke in?

    Started by gookenhaim, 21-Jun-2018 06:49
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    22-Jul-2018, 13:00 Go to last post
  5. [Idiom] how to use push paper in a sentence

    Started by saaedsalvaty, 17-Jun-2018 08:27
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  6. Moved: [Vocabulary] Benefit as a noun

    Started by amirmg, 15-Jun-2018 19:44
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  7. Butterflies and cupcakes

    Started by rohanasm, 08-Dec-2017 10:57
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  8. Lightbulb [Idiom] fear no man, trust no bitch

    Started by shm_144, 30-Apr-2018 15:38
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  9. [Idiom] Get Out & Get It

    Started by IamLovingIt, 18-Apr-2018 15:33
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  10. Question To go pear shaped

    Started by jazzz8, 17-Apr-2018 08:35
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  11. "fencing in the moon"

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

    Started by jeanvanier, 11-Feb-2018 14:09
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  13. [Idiom] Refusal out of little experience

    Started by Kayeff, 24-Dec-2017 22:00
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  14. At this point vs at that point

    Started by probus, 28-Nov-2017 18:38
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  15. Kick out One's Heels

    Started by Mher, 25-Dec-2017 14:20
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  16. "I don't go there" meaning

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Started by old gobbo, 22-Nov-2017 12:39
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  24. Question [Idiom] "renovating the ship while at high seas"?

    Started by dennis66, 17-Nov-2017 11:02
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  25. Moved: What does "sweeping" mean in "sweeping beach"?

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

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

    Started by Meja, 06-Oct-2017 21:35
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