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The Phrase Finder: Meanings and Origins of phrases, Sayings and Idioms

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The Phrase Finder: Meanings and Origins of phrases, Sayings and Idioms

Post by Ezinma on Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:18 pm

A real treasure, a wonderful site for learning new phrases, their meanings and origins.

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Here's an example:

A sight for sore eyes
Meaning
A welcome visitor - someone you are glad to see.
Origin
This phrase was first recorded by Jonathan Swift, in A complete collection of genteel and ingenious conversation, 1738:

"The Sight of you is good for sore Eyes."

For more phrases and their meanings, feel free to visit the website!
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Re: The Phrase Finder: Meanings and Origins of phrases, Sayings and Idioms

Post by Londonhbb on Tue Dec 22, 2009 2:03 pm

Thnk U Ezinma. In fact u r the treasure of this forum
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Post by Nounette on Tue Dec 22, 2009 2:39 pm

Thank You Ezinma !! Thank You Very Much !! You're Making Your Best To Help Us !! God Bless You Dear !!
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Post by Nacerpro on Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:55 pm

Thank u so much "Okonkwo's daughter"
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Post by Guest on Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:40 pm

O Ezinma, the sight of you is good for sore eyes.......really thanks a billion.

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