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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.

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grasp by
pronounce on
fleck with
lay eyes on
break a habit
Hold the phone
pack a punch
a hop, skip, and a jump
check with
relieve of
drill into
peep out
dirty look
What's the deal?
grasp at
play-by-play description
correlate with
go on the block
do the world of good
blanch at
stalk out of
lose the plot
be out of place
bottom out
snap up
bad penny
spanking new
in harm's way
stand together
kick off
look on with
come full circle
safeguard against
zone out
In for a penny
raffle off
clothe in
close down
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