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Trilingual index of expressions with equivalent meanings

Great translator for idioms and proverbs (English, French, Spanish)



They have over 230 proverbs, organized alphabetically in 16 lists, with accompanying quizzes and games for practice.






A large link to links of idioms, history of phrases.

The Phrase Finder

Meaning and historyfor 2000 idioms


The Idiom Connection

Large list of idioms, separated alphabetically as well as by theme.  There is also a similar page with lots of proverbs.  At the end of each group (the whole thing) is a quiz.


Go English Idioms

Alphabetical list with explanations

English By Clips

Several Idioms in TV clips


Paul Noll

This is a list of 600 idioms!  No exercises, just a giant list with explanations.


Idioms with pictures

A printable pdf chart of idioms with humorous pictures


Second Nature Idioms

Idioms sorted by theme, with quizzes


Idioms using “hit”

VOA slide show about idioms with “hit” with a hangman game.



Phrasal Verbs


Sticky Ball Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs sorted by their first words; worksheet for each group


Idiom list and games

You need to scroll down to the middle of this page to  find "Idiom quizzes by Letitia Bradley", but there are a lot of them!


Second Nature

Really nice explanations as well as sample sentences and quiz


Learn Engilsh Today

Alphabetical list with quizzes


ESL Lounge

Here you can find lots of phrasal verbs sorted by the first word, with exercises


FIS Idiom of the day

One phrasal verb each day!


Using English Phrasal verb list

No games or quizzes, but a very extensive list


Phrasal verbs through cartoons

Very basic cartoons, but a quiz follow every few cartoons; it's a fun change from lists!



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