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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.



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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68 Comments
Andre Violette
Portuguese. It may be Portuguese but it is used in Brazil, not Europe.
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Dec 25, 2017 4:39PM
matthew rosa
The Flemish Artist, Bruegel, -In The 15th Century, -Once Painted A Picture Depicting Human Beings Personificating And Enacting More Than FIFTY Dutch And Flemish Old Sayings And Proverbs, Some Of Which are Still Being Spoken, WORLD WIDE, To This Very Day!
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Dec 25, 2017 5:33PM
Charles Graham
Interesting
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Dec 25, 2017 6:17PM
Annette Marie Busch
That was very interesting. Thanks for sharing
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Dec 25, 2017 7:03PM
Carl Rosignol
And, the world turns
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Dec 25, 2017 7:32PM
Deena Grady
Interesting
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Dec 25, 2017 8:44PM
Linda Spreng
Neat stuff.
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Dec 26, 2017 11:57AM
Tony Ririnui
Andre Violette, seems u don't know the official language of Brazil?
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Dec 26, 2017 4:48PM
Tom Burns
Very interesting
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Dec 26, 2017 4:58PM
Darlene Davidson
I have never heard the last one and I am Croatian by birth.
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Dec 26, 2017 5:31PM
Tom Hurst
Interestimg
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Dec 26, 2017 6:06PM
Luis Perez
Interesting.
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Dec 26, 2017 6:42PM
Janis Bentley Alderman
Well these are definitely different........
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Dec 26, 2017 6:44PM
Jeanette Purchase
Interesting! We have very different ones as well!!
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Dec 26, 2017 6:57PM
Patricia Anne Crawley-Huckfield
quite lovely actually, not sure which are true or not though
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Dec 26, 2017 8:08PM

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