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website for idiomatic expressions?

I agree with prior posts here that literal translations of idiomatic expressions should be avoided, but often I can tell a phase is idiomatic (because it doesn't really make sense when translated literally) but don't know what its idiomatic meaning is - do people have good online resource(s) to look these up?

June 1, 2012



Any dictionary should be fine. Normally, they include idiomatic expressions. http://http://www.wordreference.com/ e.g. for 'darse cuenta' you have to look for 'cuenta'.


http://german.about.com/library/blredew_intro.htm. This is an interesting site for idioms, sayings and proverbs in German

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