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The Bard Legacy

Message  MurielB le Sam 4 Juin - 22:21


http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/william-shakespeare-400th-anniversary-60-everyday-words-and-phrases-you-never-knew-came-from-the-a6975111.html



If you ever doubt the relevance of Shakespeare in 2016, take a look at these 60 well-used sayings that come courtesy of the Bard:

- “Fancy-free” - A Midsummer Night's Dream
- “Lie low” - Much Ado About Nothing
- “Send packing” - Henry IV 
- “Foregone conclusion” - Othello
- “A sorry sight” - Macbeth
- “For goodness sake” - Henry VIII
- “Good riddance” - The Merchant of Venice
- “Neither here not there” - Othello
- “Mum's the word” - Henry VI, Part II
- “What's done is done” - Macbeth
- “Break the ice” - The Taming of the Shrew
- “Scuffle” - Antony and Cleopatra
- “Catch a cold” - Cymbeline
- “Uncomfortable” - Romeo and Juliet
- “Manager” - A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- “Devil incarnate” - Titus Andronicus
- “Dishearten” - Henry V
- “Eventful” - As You Like It
- “New-fangled” - Love’s Labour’s Lost
- “Hot-blooded” - King Lear
- “Eaten out of house and home” - Henry IV, Part II
- “Rant” - Hamlet
- “Knock knock! Who's there?” - Macbeth
- “With bated breath” - The Merchant of Venice
- “Laughable” - The Merchant of Venice
- “Negotiate” - Much Ado About Nothing
- “Jaded” - King Henry VI
- “A wild goose chase” - Romeo and Juliet
- “Assassination” - Macbeth
- “Too much of a good thing” - As You Like It
- “A heart of gold” - Henry V
- “Such stuff as dreams are made on” - The Tempest
- “Fashionable” - Troilus and Cressida
- “Puking” - As You Like It
- “Dead as a doornail” - Henry VI, Part II
- “Not slept one wink” - Cymbeline
- “The world's mine oyster” - The Merry Wives of Windsor
- “Obscene” - Love's Labour's Lost
- “Bedazzled” - The Taming of the Shrew
- “In stitches” - Twelfth Night
- “Addiction” - Othello
- “Faint-hearted” - Henry VI, Part I
- “One fell swoop” - Macbeth
- “Vanish into thin air” - Othello
- “Swagger” - Henry V
- “Own flesh and blood” - Hamlet
- “Zany” - Love's Labour's Lost
- “Give the devil his due” - Henry IV, Part I
- “There's method in my madness” - Hamlet
- “Grovel” - Henry IV
- “Lonely” - Coriolanus
- “Unreal” - Macbeth
- “Salad days” - Antony and Cleopatra
- “Spotless reputation” - Richard II
- “Full circle” - King Lear
- “Epileptic” - King Lear
- “Arch-villain” - Timon of Athens
- “Bloodstained” - Titus Andronicus
- “All of a sudden” - The Taming of the Shrew
- “Come what, come may” - Macbeth

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