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About Us is an online dictionary that provides free access to a wide range of English idioms, proverbs, sayings and quotations including explanation of meaning, origin, and geographic or regional use which is bilingual in English and Vietnamese based on reliable, cited references and examined by language experts who are also native speakers.‘s mission also offers you information about usage, examples, history, and authors. We hope that our detailed information about idioms will give you a better understanding of their usage in British, American, Canadian and Australian cultures.

At the end of 2018, we realized that there was a growing need for a reliable source to learn and understand English idioms. Therefore, we established, with the purpose of providing a free portal for searching thousands of idioms in both English and Vietnamese.

Thanks to the editor group and collaborators of the, 300,000 famous idioms, proverbs, sayings and quotations are constantly updated, and categorized. We are proud to be the pioneer who builds the world's largest idiom dictionary together with our community and machine learning tools to automatically collect and categorize idioms, proverbs, sayings and quotations frequently used in the news, and social networking sites.

Thank you again to our editors, collaborators and English experts for reviewing this content to make sure that it is reliable and up-to-date for our whole community.

We would like to express our sincere thanks for the support and encouragement from our friends: Nick, Jane, Kathy, the collaborators and users who have always been with us and supported us in the process of building and editing each piece of the content of the website.

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Share your idioms

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.

Summit An Idiom

(as) thick as thieves

Be very close friends who can share each other‘s secrets


Ben and Mike have known each other for 20 years and that is the reason why they always look thick as thieves.