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Idioms from Around the World

Feb 22, 2021, 15:28 PM by Robin
Idioms exist in every language. Some are unique to one specific language, others have very similar equivalents in other languages. Here are some English idioms and their equivalents in different languages.
Learning a language consists of many important elements: vocabulary certainly plays a huge part. Grammar, of course, is tremendously important, but there are other elements that add a level of authenticity to the use of language: Idioms! Idioms exist in every language. Some are unique to one specific language, others have very similar equivalents in other languages. Not only are they fun to learn, but they also kick your language skills up a notch. Feel inspired? 

Here are some English idioms and their equivalents in different languages. 

Two birds

Beat bush

Two Cents

Early Bird

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