I am looking for a resources which can provide related English idioms/phrases. For instance, if I were looking up 'to help out', I would find 'to pitch in', etc. Does any such resources exist online (or offline)?

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    BookAuthority.org has [at No 20] 'The Thesaurus of English Idioms by George L Nagy is the first serious attempt [2006] in the English language to construct a dictionary of synonymous phrases. The current collection contains: 21,500 entries, including 12,500 core idioms; 9,000 cross-references with complete explanatory notes; 22,000 example sentences; 100,000 synonymous phrases explaining the idioms.' (amended slightly). But an 'ELU Meta' question. Feb 9, 2020 at 11:34
  • A dictionary will contain most such idioms. Regional ones or newer slang will require a more specialized resource (eg DARE), but for 99% of fixed phrases you will encounter, a dictionary will suffice.
    – Dan Bron
    Feb 9, 2020 at 15:31
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    @danBron A dictionary will explain the idiom; it won't necessarily suggest synonymous or associated phrases
    – ChaimKut
    Feb 10, 2020 at 12:08


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