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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.

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defer to
go one better
be fighting for life
get oats
go to reward
lay under
concentrate on
on the lam
road to Damascus
drive over
brim over
make a point of
dally over
run a risk
veg out
under the influence
be going spare
a high-flier
resort to
lay low and sing small
move to tears
give the runaround
want out of
send on way
shagged out
struggle with
neglect to do
spread onto
on a roll
draw ahead
major in
spoon out
wash out of
quip about
if need be
stick to fingers
owing to
live next door
all of a sudden
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