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15 Idioms From Overseas That Sound Hilarious in English

 The English language has a fair share of idioms and proverbs that sound bizarre and funny to a foreigner’s ears. English learners may go bananas as they try to understand why people in English-speaking countries are so preoccupied with counting holes in Swiss cheese, waking up on the right side of the bed, and taking things with a grain of salt.
But English is by far not the only language in the world with funny and often puzzling sayings, and the proof is in the pudding! Just take a look at these 15 hilarious idioms from different languages around the world.

1. Thai - สีซอให้ควายฟัง (see sor hai kwai fang)

Funny Foreign Idioms Thai - สีซอให้ควายฟัง (see sor hai kwai fang)

2. Polish - Mieć muchy w nosie

Funny Foreign Idioms Polish Idiom: Mieć muchy w nosie.

3. Dutch - Over koetjes en kalfjes praten

Funny Foreign Idioms Dutch - Over koetjes en kalfjes praten

4. Spanish - Camarón que se duerme se lo lleva la corriente

Funny Foreign Idioms Spanish Saying: Camarón que se duerme se lo lleva la corriente.

5. Armenian - Գլուխս մի՛ արդուկիր (glukhs mi՛ ardukeer)

Funny Foreign Idioms Armenian - Գլուխս մի՛ արդուկիր (glukhs mi՛ ardukeer)

6. Bulgarian - Hа всяко гърне мерудия (na vsyako garne merodiya)

Funny Foreign Idioms Bulgarian - Hа всяко гърне мерудия (na vsyako garne merodiya)

7. German - Das geht mir langsam auf den Keks

Funny Foreign Idioms German: Das geht mir langsam auf den Keks.

8. Lithuanian - Lyja kirviais

Funny Foreign Idioms Lithuanian - Lyja kirviais

9. Italian - Ogni morte di papa

Funny Foreign Idioms Italian - Ogni morte di papa

10. Arabic - التكرار يعلّم الحمار (At-Tikraar yu’allem al- Himaar)

Funny Foreign Idioms Arabic - التكرار يعلّم الحمار (At-Tikraar yu’allem al- Himaar)

11. German - Das ist nicht mein Bier

Funny Foreign Idioms German - Das ist nicht mein Bier

12. Ukrainian - Перемивати кісточки (peremyvaty kistochky)

Funny Foreign Idioms  Ukrainian - Перемивати кісточки 

13. Czech - Chodit kolem horké kaše

Funny Foreign Idioms Czech - Chodit kolem horké kaše

14. Hindi - Oont Ke Mooh Mein Jeera

Funny Foreign Idioms Oont Ke Mooh Mein Jeera

15. Russian - Рыбак рыбака видит издалека (rybak rybaka vidit izdaleka)

Funny Foreign Idioms Russian
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