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Expressing similarities with things Posted by on May 29, 2011

In my previous post, I presented some Arabic idioms that express similaritهثس with animals. In this post, I present other expressions that express similarities with other elements of natures. These expressions are not the only ones that exist, but they are commonly used in speech and writing. Please note that each one of these…

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Expressing similarity with animals Posted by on May 29, 2011

Each language uses elements of nature to express certain ideas, e.g. animals. In English, people say ‘quiet as a mouse’ and ‘strong as an ox’. In Arabic, there are many idiomatic expressions like these that are used to express similarity between certain creatures and traits. In this post, I list some of them: شجاع مثل…

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