Like many people, maybe you planned to start learning a foreign language during quarantine. If that hasn’t happened, here’s an interesting alternative: Why not discover idioms from countries around the world?
It’s a great way to get insight into a culture and find new and fun ways to voice what are often universal emotions and experiences. This article, which features a selection of Italian idioms, is a good place to start.
If that small list doesn’t leave you feeling like you’re going to affogare in un bicchier d’aqua (drown in a glass of water – in other words, feel overwhelmed and quit), why not move on to another country’s idioms?
Who knows? In addition to some laughs and maybe even some deep thoughts, they could inspire you to finally learn that foreign language you were thinking about getting started on!
Read on to discover some delightful idioms from around the world.
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