idiomplanet shows comparable idiomatic expressions in language pairs. See below a selection of idioms, more are to be found in our books.
To pull your socks up, idiom in Dutch and English
The English idiomatic expressions,”To pull your socks up” has a Dutch counterpart “Je mouwen oprollen.”…
To have bats in the belfry, English and Spanish idiom.
The idiom is “To have bats in the belfry” means to be crazy or eccentric….
The straw that broke the camel’s neck also exists as Spanish idiom.
One English idiom that is particularly expressive is “the straw that broke the camel’s neck”….
I could eat a horse and the similar French idiom
The English idiom is “I could eat a horse” expresses an intense hunger or appetite….
That’s another another kettle of fish, the English and French idioms
The English expression “That’s another kettle of fish.” has a French equivalent expression. This idiom…
It’s raining cats and dog and the similar French idiom
One of the most well-known idioms in English is “It’s raining cats and dogs.” This…