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Discover English Idiomatic Expressions in Movies & TV Shows

Welcome to Movie Idioms — a collection of English idiomatic expressions from feature films, TV shows, sitcoms, cartoons, and other audio-visual media. This website is for English language learners, teachers, film students, movie buffs, and anyone interested in the language of film.

Browse through the lists of idioms to learn meanings of common English idioms and phrases with real examples from the big screen and television.

Read below for the unique features and extra tips about how you can use the site…
 

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For some idiom examples, you will also be able to watch the actual scenes on YouTube. Links to new video clips will be added to the idiom pages and on our YouTube Channel every month.

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All of the English idiomatic expressions on this site are organized alphabetically from A to Z.

The idiom lists are updated every month with new expressions from movies and TV shows.

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Movie Idioms - Discover English Idiomatic Expressions in Movies and TV Shows