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I want to master American idioms and would like to use a complete list as a reference. Would you please suggest one?

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closed as general reference by waiwai933 Jan 6 '12 at 1:10

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You can use Idioms.TheFreeDictionary for reference. Note that the number of idioms in English language is very large. Only the word head lists about 200 idioms.

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"head lists about 200 idioms." And they missed my favorite. – Malvolio May 10 '11 at 2:11

Here is a surprisingly comprehensive list.


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