Here are some idioms from around the world. But in their literal translations, they make no sense! But, don’t worry. The implied meanings are given below as well along with the language to which the idiom belongs.
There is no cow on the ice.
There is no problem. Danish.
The carrots are cooked!
The situation cannot be changed. French.
To find seven rabbits from the earth.
To be exceedingly happy. Kazakh.
Making a hole in water.
Wasting your time. Albanian.
To read more of these delightful idioms from all around the world, see this article from TED.com:
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