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The meanings and origins of thousands of English idioms, phrases and sayings:
- Proverbs - a list of hundreds of the proverbs that give meaning to our language like no other form of expression.
- American Idioms - Divided by a common language? Not when you understand the phrases that were born in the USA.
- Phrases coined by Shakespeare - He gave us more words and expressions than anyone.
- Nautical phrases - the phrases came from our nautical friends.
- Phrases from the Bible - the single book that has given more sayings, idioms and proverbs to the English language than any other.