Proverbs and Clichés
Cat Proverbs - A long list of cat-related proverbs.
Cliché Site - Cliché Site has amassed a list of over 2100 clichés, euphemisms, sayings and figures of speech complete with definitions and explanations.
English Proverbs - Well known proverbs with explanation and word definitions.
Proverbs By Country Of Origin - 167 proverbs of English origin in this list. Lists of proverbs (in English) that originated in other countries: France, Germany, Italy, Spain & Spanish speaking countries, Greece, China and over 60 other countries.
Cliche Finder - a search engine that will return any clichés which using words or a phrase.
The Book of Clichés - Hundreds of clichés people use in various difficult situations.
Exercises and Quizzes
Proverbs - JohnsEsl - a printable worksheet that requires students to use words from a given list to complete 10 proverbs.
Self-Study Idiom Quizzes - interactive online quizzes on idioms, phrasal verbs & expressions, and slang.
Magellan's Log: ESL: Proverbs – Elementary students are to match 10 situations described in 10 short paragraphs with 10 proverbs listed on the page.