⛰️ If the Mountain Will Not Come to Mohammed... 🌍
Dive into the intriguing idiom that teaches us to adapt when life doesn't go our way, inspired by a story as old as time.
🍇 Ripe Old Age: Ageless Wisdom 🍂
An exploration of seasoned sayings, venerable vocabulary, and the wisdom of ages. Let's age gracefully through language!
💜 Live and Let Live: The Art of Coexistence 💜
An exploration into one of the bygone times' golden proverbs and its enduring message of tolerance and mutual respect.
🔑 Tried and True: Time-Tested Wisdom and Reassurances ⚔️
Dive into the world of idioms that have stood the test of time, showing their value over centuries. This is your guide to ‘tried and true’ expressions.
🔥 Like a Bad Penny, Always Turns Up 🪙
Exploring the persistent, sometimes unwelcome return of the notorious 'bad penny' through idioms, proverbs, and expressions.
🛑 Leave/Let Well Enough Alone: Taking a Break from Our Fix-It Frenzy 💼🔧
Explore the wisdom of leaving things be, as advised by ancient fables and modern diplomacy. From Walpole to George H.W. Bush, learn why sometimes it's best not to tinker.
🦅 A Bird in the Hand: Treasure What You Have 🌿
Take a journey through timeless wisdom that reminds us to appreciate what we already possess, rather than yearning for the uncertainties of the unknown.
⏳ Let Bygones Be Bygones: Forgiveness and The Art of Moving On 🌿
An enlightening delve into the age-old wisdom of letting bygones be bygones, promoting peace and harmony through the forgotten art of forgiveness.
⏳ Wait and See: The Patience Puzzle 🌟
Discover the origins and significance of the 'Wait and See' idiom, a phrase grounded in the virtue of patience.
🐢 Plodding but Reliable: Steady Success in Cliché Style 🌟
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Idioms, Expressions, and Clichés

The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features over four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Includes definitions, origins, examples, references, and quizzes.

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