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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):
not bat an eye
from tip to toe
slip up on
pack up
unburden oneself to
for keeps
adopt as
drop a bundle
digress from
be in aid of
learn the hard way
keep out from under feet
a safety net
First come, first served
the comings and goings
melt in the/ mouth
invest in
call it a day
have work cut out
place before
take too much on
Wash your mouth out!
sands of time
extend across
squeeze by
sniff at
rob of
to the fore
drive a price down
call a spade a spade
in return for
immerse in
Such is life!
cold comfort
shy away from
nothing doing
a second-class citizen
one's own worst enemy
peep under
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