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The idiom dictionary is compiled from the Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms and the Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms.

The Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms explains over 7,000 idioms current in British, American and Australian English, helping learners to understand them and use them with confidence. The Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms, based on the 200 million words of American English text in the Cambridge International Corpus, unlocks the meaning of more than 5,000 idiomatic phrases used in contemporary American English. Full-sentence examples show how idioms are really used.

The Cambridge University Press is respected worldwide for its commitment to advancing knowledge, education, learning, and research. It was founded on a royal charter granted to the University by Henry VIII in 1534 and has been operating continuously as a printer and publisher since the first Press book was printed in 1584.

Try it out (random idioms):
jab out
relative to
be hunky-dory
glued to the spot
come in from the cold
plant a seed
spirit away
one's frame of mind
hell with that!
Lick my arse!
raise eyebrows
contaminate with
amuse with
throw money around
open up to
flash off
spill out
tip over
dish the dirt
on moral grounds
Am I glad to see you!
come up to standards
veer off
drain off
tremble at
catch off guard
shake up
speaking of
go around and around
go to hell in a bucket
last laugh
have a way with words
save neck
tunnel through
Nuts to you!
be at a loss
drop drawers
It's a small world
mea culpa
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