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Best (Humorous) Expressions!

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When we speak English, most of us probably don't even think about all the expressions we use every day. Some of them, of course, sound ridiculous to non-native speakers; for instance 'bite the bullet' (???) and 'wrap your head around it' (!!!).

What are some hilarious expressions you've come across from other languages (or what are your favorites from English?) Which ones do you find most useful in everyday conversation?

A practical example for me: when reading French adventure novels, a must-know phrase is 'sauve qui peut!' :D If you plan to outlive the story, this is a good place to start.

-dancepointe

November 17, 2017

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In Spanish I think is humorous "¡chicotea los caracoles!" = "whip the snails!" -> "hurry up!"

November 18, 2017
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