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Dictionary Swedish English: [idiom]

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Vi tar det säkra för / före det osäkra. [idiom]Safety first.
2 Words: Verbs
att vara [vard.] [att vara med]to be game [idiom]
att vara eld och lågor [idiom]to be hooked [fig.]
3 Words: Others
stup i kvarten {adv} [vard.] [idiom]again and again
hals över huvud {adv} [idiom]head over heels [idiom]
glimtvis {adv}now and then [idiom]
med nöd och näppe {adv} [idiom]with great difficulty
3 Words: Verbs
att le med hela ansiktetto be all smiles [idiom]
ordspråk att kosta skjortan [idiom]to be very expensive
att krossa ngns. hjärtato break sb.'s heart [idiom]
att kosta skjortan [idiom]to cost a fortune
Unverified att tag i ngn.to get ahold of sb. [Am.] [coll.] [idiom]
att kalla fötter [idiom]to get cold feet [also fig. idiom]
4 Words: Others
i snigelfart {adv} [idiom]at a snail's pace [idiom]
med snigelfart {adv} [idiom]at a snail's pace [idiom]
Upp som en sol och ner som en pannkaka. [idiom]From hero to zero. [idiom]
Upp som en sol, ner som en pannkaka. [idiom]From hero to zero. [idiom]
sedan hedenhös {adv}in a dog's age [Am.] [coll.] [idiom]
ingen ko isen [idiom]no cause for concern
långt därifrån {adv} [inte det ringaste]not in the least [idiom]
Ni har ordet.The floor is yours. [presenter to speaker] [formal] [idiom]
Ordet är ert.The floor is yours. [presenter to speaker] [formal] [idiom]
Du har ordet.The floor is yours. [presenter to speaker] [idiom]
Ordet är ditt.The floor is yours. [presenter to speaker] [idiom]
4 Words: Verbs
att tycka till (om ngn./ngt.)to add one's two cents [Am.] [coll.] [idiom]
att vara i sitt esse [idiom]to be in one's element
att vara i valet och kvaletto be spoilt for choice [Br.] [idiom]
Unverified att följa med strömmen [bildl.]to float with the current [idiom]
att säljas som smör [idiom]to go like hot cakes [idiom]
Unverified att följa med strömmen [bildl.]to go with the flow [coll.] [idiom]
att spela i händerna ngn. [idiom] [gynna ngn.]to play into sb.'s hands [idiom]
att falla ngn. i ryggen [idiom]to stab sb. in the back [fig.] [idiom]
att vända sig i sin grav [idiom]to turn in one's grave [idiom]
att lämna in tofflorna [bildl.] [dö]to turn up one's toes [coll.] [idiom]
5+ Words: Others
dödsblek {adj}(as) white as a ghost [idiom]
dödsblek {adj}(as) white as a sheet [idiom]
med nöd och näppe {adv} [idiom]by the skin of one's teeth [idiom]
i grevens tid {adv} [idiom]in the (very) last moment
aldrig i livet {adv}never in a thousand years [idiom]
5+ Words: Verbs
Unverified att ha ryggen fri [idiom]to be free of any obligations
idiom att vara tätt i hälarna ngn. [idiom]to be hard / hot on sb.'s heels
att vara som en fisk torra land [idiom]to be like a fish out of water [idiom]
att åka en blåsning [idiom] [bli lurad]to be taken for a ride [idiom] [to be cheated on]
att bli blåst konfekten [idiom] [bli lurad]to be taken for a ride [idiom] [to be cheated on]
att bli förd bakom ljuset [idiom] [bli lurad]to be taken for a ride [idiom] [to be cheated on]
att allt serverat ett silverfat [idiom]to get everything served on a silver platter [idiom]
att hand i hand (med ngt.)to go hand in hand (with sth.) [idiom]
att le med hela ansiktetto grin like a Cheshire cat [idiom]
att leva ur hand i mun [idiom]to live from hand to mouth [idiom]
att inte låta gräset gro under fötterna [idiom]to not let the grass grow under one's feet [idiom]
att tycka till (om ngn./ngt.)to put in one's tuppence worth [Br.] [coll.] [idiom]
att tycka till (om ngn./ngt.)to put in one's two cents (worth) [Am.] [Aus.] [coll.] [idiom]
att tycka till (om ngn./ngt.)to put in one's two pennies worth [Br.] [idiom]
att sätta sparlåga ngt. [idiom]to put sth. on the back burner [idiom]
Unverified att (både) äta kakan och ha den kvar [idiom]to want to have one's cake and eat it (, too) [idiom]
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