10 meaningful foreign idioms that can't be translated literally
They say, actions speak louder than words, but some words put together can also sound quite loud. Let's not beat around the bush and take a look at this astonishing list of the most powerful foreign idioms. Their idiomatic meanings will definitely surprise you.
This phrase simply means that there is nothing to worry about.
This idiom means to look to someone coldly and feel suspicious.
The French say that the carrots are cooked when they can do nothing to change the situation.
This means to do something hastily or haphazardly.
Of course, no one gets burnt. This saying just means they you will get into trouble if you don't communicate with people.
That's how you can describe any easy situation or simple task.
That's how the Japanese describe someone who only pretends to be a nice person.
The Kazakhs can thank people for serious help this way.
This one means to buy something very cheaply.
It's the Croatian counterpart of the well-known phrase "speak of the devil".
Have you ever heard any of these phrases? Which one surprised you the most? Do you think we should steal any of them? Can you speak any of the above mentioned languages?
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