A glossary containing hundreds of English idiomatic expressions with definitions.
ClichéSite.com has amassed a list of over 2100 clichés, euphamisms, sayings and figures of speech complete with definitions and explanations.
WorldofQuotes.com- an archive of proverb and historic quotes.
Have you ever wondered where some
of the expressions and sayings used in everyday language come
from? In fact, many of the words and phrases common in daily
English originate from a wide variety of sources such as
mythology, folklore, literature, religion, science, history,
superstition, old customs and practices, the language and culture
of other countries, and many more.
Famous-Proverbs.com: Chinese Proverbs - African - Irish - English & More
Hundreds of Idioms, Slang, Phrasal Verbs, Colloquialisms, Cliches, and
Proverbs, with Context Examples
Find out the origin of idioms and common sayings such as Baker's Dozen, No Dice, Peeping Tom, Cold Turkey, and more.
This YouTube channel will you give you regular posts on idioms in the English language with plenty of examples to help you understand them.
Download our lists of English idioms in PDF format. Select from categorised lists to assist the study of specific topic areas.
Our lists of idioms and idiomatic sayings have been compiled by hand to provide you with a unique and valuable resource to learn English idioms. Each PDF contains topical lists of idiomatic expressions and their meanings.
There are thousands of idioms, proverbs and "special" words, but there are only two ways to memorize them: living in English-speaking country or watching videos from our collection.
GoEnglish.com teaches the meaning of English idioms and phrases. For native and non-native English speakers of all ages.
The site consists of a list of many English language idioms, phrases and proverbs, with videos.
Online English Idiom Dictionary
A reference web site with commonly used idioms and slang expressions
A site with over 1000 high quality (kid drawn) images of the literal meaning of idioms. These are usually very humorous. There is no attempt to explain the real meanings, but there is a list of over 3000 kid safe idioms.
An archive of the meanings and origins of thousands of phrases, sayings and idioms.
An idiom is an accepted phrase having a meaning other than the literal. "Skating on thin ice" and "a blind alley" are two common examples. Idioms are a fun, playful part of language
This site contains over 275 idioms derived from terms used in the sports and games played in the United States.
To not understand the games, their terms and idioms, hinders communication. This book is meant to remedy this situation, to teach all who want to learn how to "play the game". If one understands the sport, the game and the way it is played, one will understand the idiomatic expressions derived from these games.