by Lou Callan
- a fascinating colleciton of idioms, proverbs and sayings in a variety of languages. This is the book for you if you've ever wondered what's the Danish equivalent of 'It's raining cats and dogs' (Det regner skomagerdrenge - it's raining shoemakers' apprenticies) or the French for 'Pigs might fly' (Quand les poules auront des dents - When hens have teeth).
The expressions are shown in their native languages and scripts, with transliterations where necessary, English translations and explanations.
by Christopher J. Moore
- an interesting collection of words from various languages that are difficult to translate into other languages. Includes explanations of the words, details of cultural backgrounds and amusing anecdotes.
by Jag Bhalla
- an illustrated guide to over a thousand idioms in ten different languages. Also contains lighthearted essays on linguistics, psychology, anthropology and neuroscience.
by Jean-Marie Cassagne and Luc Nisset-Raidon
- a collection of idiomatic French phrases with English translations and illustrations.
by Peter Weibel
- a collection of over 4,000 Spanish idioms with English translations and equivalents. Also includes example sentence illustrating how to use the idioms.
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