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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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go with
insert in
up against
preach against
over my dead body
vote of confidence
out like a light
go scot-free
What's in a name?
traipse over
hit the books
easy come, easy go
prove mettle
leap down
guarantee against
list among
quite a while
get wet
as soon as
by yourselves
let up
make an honest woman of
bring into the world
not long for this world
just so
wash overboard
burst into sight
raise the spectre of
make a difference in
behind closed doors
hats off to
whiff of
stand on
bust out of some place
bargain for
excel at
scuttle away
bear witness to
wall in
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