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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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plain as day
astound with
clock in
hits the fan
hold all the cards
push through
get dander up
inside track
trail over
hot and bothered
at the rear of
might is right
bring out
break away
in full swing
weak as a baby
lucky break
on dead center
religious about doing
vested interest
be as stiff as a ramrod
read for
wring out
be brother's keeper
manage with
chew away
Dream on
intimate with
stream in
be in the chips
two jumps ahead of
stick by
draft for
finders keepers
good for what ails you
drop-dead date
stick at
for God's sake
lean down
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