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  • A cat can look on a king
  • A fool and his money are soon parted
  • A miss is as good as a mile
  • A rolling stone gathers no moss
  • A stitch in time saves nine
  • A thing of beauty is a joy forever
  • A woman s work is never done
  • A zebra can t change his stripes
  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder
  • Actions speak louder than words
  • All's well that ends well
  • All love is not lost
  • All roads lead to Rome
  • All the world s a stage
  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
  • Always leave them wanting more
  • An apple a day keeps the doctor away
  • An elephant never forgets
  • An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
  • An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
  • Ask a stupid question and you get a stupid answer
  • Beware of Greeks bearing gifts
  • Big girls don't cry
  • Big things come in small packages
  • Blood is thicker than water
  • Boys will be boys
  • Breaking up is hard to do
  • Cleanliness is next to godliness
  • Do unto others as you would have other do unto you
  • Do what comes naturally
  • Do what you're told!
  • Do your bit
  • Do your duty
  • Do your level best
  • Do your own thing
  • Do your part
  • Don't drop the ball
  • Don't eat the daisies
  • Don't fence me in
  • Don't have a kitten
  • Don't hold your breath
  • Don't just stand there, do something!
  • Don't leave home without it
  • Don't mind me
  • Don't open until Christmas
  • Don't play innocent with me
  • Don't play with your food
  • Don't push me
  • Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today
  • Don't put words in my mouth
  • Don't rock the boat
  • Don't sell me short
  • Don't spoil your appetite
  • Don't strain yourself
  • Don't sweat it
  • Don't take any wooden nickels
  • Don't take no for an answer
  • Don't touch
  • Don't tread on me
  • Don't try this at home
  • Don't upset the applecart
  • Don't wish your life away
  • Don't worry, be happy
  • Draw a line in the sand
  • Draw first blood
  • Draw him out
  • Dry up and blow away
  • Duck and cover
  • Earn your keep
  • Earn your salt
  • Earn your stripes
  • Earn your wings
  • Easier said than done
  • East is East and West is West
  • Easy does it
  • Eat high on the hog
  • Eat humble pie
  • Eat it up
  • Eat like a bird
  • Eat like a horse
  • Eat like a pig
  • Eat me
  • Eat my dust!
  • Eat or be eaten
  • Eat out
  • Eat out of my hand
  • Eat shit and die!
  • Eat up!
  • Eat your hat
  • Eat your heart out
  • Eat your words
  • Eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow you may die
  • Egg him on
  • Every action has a reaction
  • Every cloud has a silver lining
  • Every day in every way I am getting better and better
  • Every man has his price
  • Every minute counts
  • Every moment counts
  • Every picture tells a story
  • Everyone' a critic
  • Everything s coming up roses
  • Face facts
  • Face it
  • Face it like a man
  • Face the music
  • Fair is fair
  • Familiarity breeds contempt
  • Father knows best
  • Finders keepers, losers weepers
  • Finish what you started
  • Follow the crowd
  • Follow the leader
  • Forewarned is forearmed
  • Get a grip!
  • Get a handle on it
  • Get a head start
  • Get a jump on
  • Get a leg up on the competition
  • Get a life!
  • Get a move on
  • Get a running start
  • Get busy
  • Get cracking
  • Get even
  • Get into the swing of things
  • Get involved
  • Get it on
  • Get it out in the open
  • Get it out of your system
  • Get it over with
  • Get it through your thick skull
  • Get it to go
  • Get it together
  • Get laid
  • Get lost!
  • Get me to the church on time
  • Get off your high horse
  • Get on his bad side
  • Get on his good side
  • Get on his nerves
  • Get out while the getting is good
  • Get over it
  • Get physical
  • Get ready
  • Get real!
  • Get religion
  • Get rid of it
  • Get ripped
  • Get rolling
  • Get set
  • Get some fresh air
  • Get stuffed
  • Get the ball rolling
  • Get the better of him
  • Get the drop on him
  • Get the feel of it
  • Get the final word
  • Get the floor
  • Get the glad hand
  • Get the go-ahead
  • Get the goods on him
  • Get the green light
  • Get the hang of it
  • Get the inside story
  • Get the inside track
  • Get the jump on him
  • Get the last laugh
  • Get the last word
  • Get the lay of the land
  • Get the lead out of your feet
  • Get the lead out of your pants
  • Get the lead out!
  • Get the nod
  • Get the old heave-ho
  • Get the once-over
  • Get the picture
  • Get the red-carpet treatment
  • Get the upper hand
  • Get the word
  • Get the works
  • Get the worst of it
  • Get there
  • Get through it
  • Get through to him
  • Get tight with him
  • Get time off
  • Get time to catch your breath
  • Get to first base
  • Get to the bottom of it
  • Get to the point
  • Get to your feet
  • Get tough
  • Get under his skin
  • Get under way
  • Get used to it
  • Get wasted
  • Get well
  • Get wise
  • Get with it
  • Get your ducks in a row
  • Get your feet on the ground
  • Get your feet wet
  • Get your foot in the door
  • Get your hand out of the cookie jar!
  • Get your money s worth
  • Get your own way
  • Get your say
  • Get your sea legs
  • Get your second wind
  • Give a hoot, Don't pollute!
  • Give credit where credit is due
  • Give my regards to Broadway
  • Give the benefit of the doubt
  • Give the devil his due
  • Go along for the ride
  • Go along to get along
  • Go at it tooth and nail
  • Go down with the ship
  • Go fly a kite!
  • Go for the gusto
  • Go West, young man
  • God have mercy on your soul
  • Good help is hard to find
  • Good men and true
  • Handsome is as handsome does
  • Hang around
  • Hang in there
  • Hang it up
  • Hang loose
  • Hang on
  • Hang tough
  • Happiness is a warm gun
  • Happiness is a warm puppy
  • Hate is a four-letter word
  • Hate is not a family value
  • Home brew
  • Home improvement
  • Home in on
  • Home-spun homily
  • Honest Abe
  • Honest and aboveboard
  • Honest to God
  • Honest to goodness
  • Honest to Pete
  • Honesty is the best policy
  • Honey bunch
  • Honor his check
  • Honor thy father
  • Honor thy mother
  • Honorable intentions
  • Honorable mention
  • Hooked on it
  • Hoot and holler
  • Hop to it!
  • Hop, skip, and a jump
  • Hope against hope
  • Hope springs eternal
  • Hopefully not
  • Hopeless at it
  • Hopped up
  • Hopping mad
  • Horn in
  • Horse and buggy
  • Horse and carriage
  • Horse around
  • Horse of a different color
  • Horse of another color
  • Horse sense
  • Hot and bothered
  • Hot and dirty
  • Hot and heavy
  • Hot diggety dog!
  • Hot dog!
  • Hot on it
  • Hot on the trail of
  • Hot sheet
  • Hot spit!
  • Hot stuff
  • Hot time in the old town tonight
  • Hot to trot
  • Hot under the collar
  • Hot word
  • Hotfoot it out of here
  • Hotter than blue blazes
  • Hotter than Hades
  • Hotter than hell
  • Hounds of hell
  • Hour of need
  • House hunting
  • House of cards
  • How s every little thing?
  • How s the weather up there?
  • How about it
  • How come?
  • How do I love thee? Let me count the ways
  • How do you like them apples?
  • How now, brown cow
  • Hub of the universe
  • Hue and cry
  • Huff and puff
  • Human rights
  • Hung jury
  • Hung out to dry
  • Hung up
  • Hunk of a man
  • Hunker down
  • Hunky dory
  • Hunt and peck
  • Hunt high and low
  • Hush little baby, Don't say a word
  • Hush money
  • Hush-hush
  • Hustle and bustle
  • I d bet dollars to donuts
  • I d rather be sailing
  • I ll be back I ll be damned
  • I ll give you three guesses, the first two Don't count
  • I ll go you one better
  • I ll have your hide
  • I ll have your hide I ll make it up to you
  • I ll think about it tomorrow
  • I m beat
  • I m livin large
  • I m onto you
  • I m outta here
  • I m so hungry, I could eat a horse
  • I m so hungry, I could eat the table
  • I m stumped
  • I m telling on you!
  • I ve seen the light
  • I am not my brother s keeper
  • I Don't give a tinker s damn
  • I Don't know him from Adam
  • I Don't like the cut of his jib
  • I Don't put any stock in it
  • I Don't recall,
  • I Don't want to hear another peep out of you
  • I gave him a piece of my mind
  • I get no respect
  • I love you
  • I love you like a rock
  • I love you to death
  • I mean business
  • I need that like I need a hole in my head
  • I need you
  • I never meant to hurt you"I never promised you a rose garden I only have eyes for you
  • I owe you one
  • I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream
  • Idiot box
  • Idiot savant
  • Idle away the hours
  • If I ve told you once, I ve told you a thousand times
  • If the mountain won t come to Mohammed
  • If the shoe fits, wear it+If there s a nip in the air, he ll drink it
  • (If wishes were horses beggars would ride
  • Ill at ease
  • Immortal soul
  • Improve each shining hour
  • In a bad mood
  • In a bad way
  • In a bind In a blind rage In a blue funk
  • In a box In a brown study In a dead heat In a family way
  • In a fix
  • In a flash
  • In a fog
  • In a huff
  • In a jam
  • In a jiffy
  • In a lather
  • In a mad rush
  • In a mess In a month of Sundays
  • In a nutshell In a peck of trouble
  • In a pickle In a pig s eye
  • In a pinch
  • In a quandary
  • In a rut
  • In a sense
  • In a snit In a split secondIn a stage whisper
  • In a stew In a tight spot
  • In a trice
  • In a vicious circle
  • In a wordIn all probability In all your born days In and of itself In another world
  • In any case
  • In any event In any shape or formIn apple-pie order
  • In arrears In at the death In at the kill
  • In awe
  • In bad
  • In bad faith
  • In bad sorts
  • In bad taste In bad with him
  • In brief In broad daylight
  • In cahoots
  • In care ofIn case it happens
  • In case of
  • In character
  • In clover
  • In cold blood In cold storage
  • In common
  • In concert
  • In condition In consequence
  • In consideration of
  • In creation
  • In deep water
  • In defiance
  • In due course
  • In due time In durance vile
  • In Dutch
  • In earnest
  • In exchange
  • In fact
  • In favor In fear and trembling In fine feather In fine fettle
  • In for a penny, in for a pound
  • In for it
  • In force
  • In full cry
  • In full swing In God we trust In good conditionIn good conscience
  • In good faith In good repair
  • In good shape In good spirits In good temper
  • In good time In good with him In great demand In great haste
  • In hand
  • In harm s way
  • In heat In high dudgeon
  • In high gear
  • In his cups
  • In his placeIn hock up to here
  • In hopes of In hot pursuit
  • In hot water
  • In its prime In justa second
  • In keeping
  • In kind In league with the devil In less than no time
  • In lieu of
  • In light of
  • In like Flynn
  • In limbo In line with it
  • In love
  • In luck
  • In mind In mint condition In my mind s eye
  • In name only
  • In no mood to do it In no time at all In no uncertain terms In nothing flat In on the kill
  • In one ear and out the other In one fell swoop
  • In orbit
  • In order to In other words In over your head
  • In part
  • In particular
  • In passing
  • In place of In plain English In plain language In point of fact
  • In poor taste
  • In practice
  • In print
  • In private
  • In progress
  • In rags In round figures In round numbers
  • In search of
  • In season
  • In secret In seventh heaven
  • In short In short order In short supply
  • In sickness and in health In single file In so many words In spite of it
  • In step
  • In stock
  • In store
  • In style
  • In terms of In the absence of
  • In the act
  • In the air In the altogether
  • In the arms of Morpheus
  • In the bag In the balance In the bargain In the bat of an eye In the best of health
  • In the black In the blink of an eye
  • In the blood
  • In the buff In the bullpen
  • In the cards
  • In the chips
  • In the clear
  • In the flesh In the grips of
  • In the groove In the groves of academe
  • In the gutter
  • In the heat of the battle
  • In the heat of the moment In the heat of the night
  • In the height of your glory
  • In the hole
  • In the hood In the hot seatIn the interest of In the jaws of death
  • In the know
  • In the land of the living In the lap of luxury In the last analysis In the limelight
  • In the line of duty
  • In the line of fire In the long run
  • In the market In the middle of nowhere
  • In the mix
  • In the money In the name of all that s holy!
  • In the name of the FatherIn the near future
  • In the nick of time
  • In the offing
  • In the pink In the prime of life In the public eye
  • In the raw
  • In the red
  • In the right In the runningIn the same breath
  • In the second place In the short run
  • In the soup In the spotlight
  • In the stars In the style of In the swim of things
  • In the toils In the twinkling of an eye In the unlikely event In the wake of
  • In the way
  • In the whole wide world
  • In the wind
  • In the works In the worst way In the wrong way In there pitching
  • In this day and age
  • In this neck of the woods
  • In tow
  • In tune with
  • In turn
  • In two shakes of a lamb s tail
  • In vain
  • In view of In your birthday suit
  • In your book In your element
  • In your face
  • In your hands
  • In your primeIn your right mind In your second childhoodIn your spare time
  • In your Sunday best
  • Inch along
  • Inch by inch
  • Indian summer Information age
  • Information super highway
  • Iron hand in a velvet glove
  • Iron it out Is it soup yet? Is there a doctor in the house?
  • Is this your idea of a joke? Island paradise Isn t it funny?Isn t it romantic?Isn t that a kick?
  • It ll all come out in the wash It ll do you good It ll never fly It ll only take a minute
  • It s a bummer
  • It s a cinch
  • It s a dilly It s a dog s life"It s a figment of your imagination
  • It s a gas
  • It s a jungle out there
  • It s amazing
  • It s been a hard days night
  • It s been done to death
  • It s cool It s good to be the king It s just a game It s lonely at the top
  • It is wise to risk no more than you can afford to lose It just goes to show you It matters not
  • Ivy League Jack be nimble, Jack be quick
  • Jack it up Jack of hearts Jack up the anteJack-of-all-trades Jackrabbit start
  • Jail bait Jailhouse rock
  • Jam session
  • Jane Doe
  • Jaundiced eye
  • Jazz festival
  • Jazz it up
  • Je t aime Jeepers creepers!
  • Jeepers creepers, where d you get those peepers?
  • Jeez Louise! Jekyll and Hyde
  • Jerk around Jesus, Mary, and Joseph!
  • Jim Crow
  • Jim dandy
  • Jimmy it open
  • Jockey for position
  • Joe blow
  • Joe college
  • Joe schmoe Jog your memory John Barleycorn John Q. PublicJohnny-come-latelyJohnny-on-the-spot
  • Join forces
  • Join the club Jokers are wild
  • Jot it down
  • Jot or tittle
  • Joy juice
  • Joy ride Judge and jury
  • Judge him on his own merits
  • Keep the home fires burning
  • Keep your ear to the ground
  • Keep your eye on the ball
  • Keep your eyes open
  • Keep your eyes peeled
  • Keep your feet on the ground
  • Keep your fingers crossed
  • Keep your head high
  • Keep your mouth shut
  • Keep your nose clean!
  • Keep your nose out of my business
  • Keep your opinions to yourself
  • Keep your own counsel
  • Keep your place
  • Keep your powder dry
  • Keep your shirt on!
  • Kick him when he s down
  • Kiss my ass!
  • Lay it on with a trowel
  • Lay low Lay money on it
  • Lay off Lay on, Macduff
  • Lay over
  • Lay the blame Lay waste to it
  • Lay your cards on the table Lead by the nose
  • Lead off
  • Lead the life of Reilly
  • Lead up to it Leaf through it
  • Lean on me
  • Leap of faith Learn it by heart Learn it by rote
  • Learn it from the bottom up Learn it the hard way Learn the ropes Learn to live with it
  • Least of all
  • Leave a lot to be desired Leave a sinking shipLeave him in peace Leave him to his fate
  • Leave it on
  • Leave it open
  • Leave no stone unturned
  • Leave well enough alone
  • Left for dead Left high and dry Left holding the bag Left in the lurch Left out in the cold
  • Left standing at the gate
  • Left to his own devices
  • Left-wing
  • Legal eagle
  • Lend a hand
  • Lend a helping hand
  • Lend an ear Lend color to it Lend me your ears Lending library
  • Length and breadth of the land
  • Less is more Less than pleased
  • Lesser of two evils Let s bag this joint Let s be friends Let s blow this joint
  • Let s blow this pop stand*Let s cross that bridge when we come to it
  • Let s face itLet s fall in love
  • Let s get the facts straight
  • Let s get the show on the road
  • Let s not, and say we did Let bygones be bygones
  • Let down
  • Let go Let grass grow under his feet
  • Let her rip
  • Let her roll!Let him have it with both barrels Let him in on it Let him off the hook
  • Let it all hang out
  • Let it alone
  • Let it be
  • Let it ride
  • Let loose Let me bend your ear
  • Let off steam Let sleeping dogs lie Let slip the dogs of war
  • Lickety-split Lie down and play dead
  • Lie in state
  • Lie in wait
  • Lie low Lie through your teeth
  • Life in the fast lane
  • Life stinks
  • Life sucks*Life would not be worth living without you+Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
  • Life-size
  • Lift a hand Light a fire under him
  • Light a match Light into him
  • Lighten up!/Lightning never strikes twice in the same place
  • Lights are on, nobody s home
  • Lights out Like a bat out of hell
  • Like a bolt out of the blue Like a bump on a log
  • Like a candle in the wind
  • Like a cat on a hot tin roof Like a fish out of water Like a hot knife through butter
  • Like a hot-house flowerLike a house afire
  • Like a kid in a candy store Like a moth to the flame
  • Like a red flag to a bull
  • Like a sitting duck
  • Like lambs to the slaughter
  • Like water off a duck s back
  • Lily-livered
  • Limit one to a customer Line your own pockets
  • Lined up
  • Lion s share Listen and learn
  • Listen in on Listen to reason Little black book Little by little Little old lady from Pasadena
  • Little pisher Little pitchers have big ears Little red wagon
  • Little shaver
  • Little Women
  • Live a little Live and learn Live and let live
  • Live apart Live beyond your means Live by your wits Live dangerously
  • Live for the moment Live free or die
  • Live from hand-to-mouth
  • Live it down
  • Live it up Live like a king
  • Live off the fat of the land Live on borrowed time Live out of a suitcase Live through it
  • Live up to Live within your means
  • Live-in help
  • Live-in lover
  • Living a lie
  • Lo and behold
  • Load the dice Loaded for bear
  • Loaded to the gills Lob someone a softball
  • Local hero
  • Local yokel
  • Lock horns
  • Lock it in,Lock the barn door after the horse is stolen
  • Lock, stock, and barrel Locker-room talk
  • Lone wolf Long in the tooth
  • Long live the Queen Long time no see
  • Look him in the eye
  • Look him over
  • Look in
  • Look into it
  • Look it up in the dictionary Look like a bad joke
  • Look like a million bucks
  • Look like death warmed over-Look like he just stepped out of the band box
  • Look like it Look like the cat that ate the canary(Look like you just lost your best friend
  • Look like you just saw a ghostLook ma, no hands!
  • Look me up
  • Look on Look on the bright side of life
  • Look out for number one
  • Look out!
  • Look sharpLook the other way Look to your laurels
  • Loom large on the horizon
  • Loop the loop Loose lips sink ships Lord it over him Lordy, Lordy, Lordy! Lose by a hair
  • Lose face
  • Lose ground
  • Lose heartLose it altogether
  • Lose out Lose sight of it
  • Lose sleep
  • Lose touch
  • Lose yourself Lost and found Lost and gone forever
  • Lost cause
  • Lost in the shuffle Lost in thought
  • Lost on him
  • Lost weekend Lost-and-found Loud and clear
  • Loud enough to wake the dead
  • Louse it up Love em and leave em Love and marriage
  • Love at first sight
  • Love bug
  • Love child
  • Love hurts Love is a drug
  • Love is blind
  • Love it or leave it Love labors lost
  • Love makes the world go round
  • Love nest
  • Love not wisely but too well Love of your life
  • Love song Love will keep us together Love/hate relationship Lovely weather for ducks
  • Low fat
  • Low man on the totem pole
  • Low rider'Lower than a snake s ass in a wagon rut
  • Luck out
  • Lucky in love
  • Lucky stiff
  • Lucky streak'Lull him into a false sense of security
  • Lust for life
  • Luxury liner
  • Macho man Mackerel sky,
  • hours dry
  • Mad about you
  • Mad dashMadder than blazes
  • Made for each other Made in the shade Made in the USA Made to measure
  • Made to order
  • Magic act
  • Magic trick
  • Maiden voyage
  • Mailed fist Main attraction
  • Main drag Main strength and awkwardness
  • Make a break for it
  • Make a bundle Make a check out
  • Make a face Make a fast buck Make a federal case out of it
  • Make a fool out of yourself
  • Make a fuss Make a go of it
  • Make a great show of it
  • Make a hit Make a killing Make a laughingstock of yourself
  • Make a list
  • Make a living
  • Make a nuisance of yourself
  • Make a party
  • Make a pass Make a pig of yourself
  • Make a pile Make a pit stop
  • Make a pitch
  • Make a play
  • Make a scene
  • Make a short story long
  • Make a spectacle of yourself
  • Make a splash Make a virtue of necessity
  • Make a wish Make allowances Make an all-out effort
  • Make an appointment Make an example of him Make an exception
  • Make an exhibition of yourself
  • Make an honest women of herMake an impression
  • Make an issue of it Make an uproar Make arrangements Make beautiful music together
  • Make believe
  • Make both ends meet
  • Make brownie points Make busy-work Make chin music
  • Make cracks
  • Make do
  • Make eyes
  • Make faces
  • Make fun Make good money
  • Make good on Make good time
  • Make him sick to his stomach Make him the scapegoat Make his heart skip a beat
  • Make itMake it a practice Make it available Make it from scratch Make it snappy Make it to order
  • Make it up Make it your business
  • Make life miserable for him Make light of it Make like a baby and head out
  • Make like a tree and leafMake love, not war
  • Make merry
  • Make mincemeat out of him
  • Make mischief
  • Make money hand over fist Make no bones about it Make no bones about it Make no mistake about it
  • Make off with
  • Make or break
  • Make out Make out like a bandit
  • Make peace
  • Make points Make quick work of it
  • Make sense
  • Make short work of
  • Make the bed
  • Make the best of a bad bargain Make the best of a bad job
  • Make the best of it Make the feathers fly Make the fur fly Make the grade
  • Make the most of it Make the rounds Make the scene Make the world a better place
  • Make time
  • Make tracks Make up for lost time Make up your mind
  • Make waves
  • Make way
  • Make whoopee Make your blood boil Make your blood run cold Make your flesh crawl
  • Make your hair stand on end
  • Make yourself conspicuous Make yourself scarce Make yourself up
  • Makes no difference
  • Male chauvinist pig
  • Mama s boy Man s best friend
  • Man bites dog
  • Man cannot live on bread alone Man in the street Man of the world
  • Man to man
  • March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb
  • March to a different drummer
  • Mare s nest
  • Mark it down
  • Mark it up
  • Mark my words
  • Mark time
  • Marked cards Marriage on the rocks
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • Mary, Mary quite contrary Matter of opinion Matter-of-fact
  • May I have a word with you? May the better man win
  • May the force be with you
  • Meal ticket
  • Mealy-mouthed
  • Mean nothing
  • Mills of God grind slowly
  • Money doesn t grow on trees
  • Money is no object
  • Money is the root of all evil
  • Money talks
  • My way or the highway
  • Net result
  • Never a dull moment Never darken my doorway again
  • Never fear Never fear, I am here! Never had it so good Never in my life
  • Never is a very long time Never let it be said
  • Never mind
  • Never more
  • Never say die Never say never Never the twain shall meet Never-never land
  • New ball game
  • New blood New lease on life New world order Next to nothing Next year in Jerusalem
  • Nice going Nice guys finish last Nice Jewish boy
  • Nice work if you can get it
  • Nickel and dime him to death
  • Night and day Night on the town
  • Night owl Nine-day wonder Nine-to-five job'Ninety nine bottles of beer on the wall
  • Ninety-nine and forty-four one hundredths per cent pure
  • Nip and tuck Nip it in the bud
  • No applause, just money No bed of roses
  • No big deal
  • No biggie
  • No can do
  • No comment
  • No complaints
  • No dice
  • No doubt
  • No earthly business No end of grief
  • No exit
  • No ifs, ands, or buts about it
  • No joke
  • No kiddingNo laughing matter
  • No love lost
  • No man s land
  • No man is an island No matter what happens
  • No mean feat No news is good news
  • No outlet No pain, no gain
  • No problem No pun intended No quarter given
  • No respector of persons No rest for the weary No rest for the wickedNo shit, Sherlock!
  • No show
  • No skin off my nose
  • No smoking No sooner said than done No spring chicken
  • No sweat No time like the present No time to lose No trespassing No two ways about it
  • No way out No way to treat a lady
  • No way!
  • No wonder No-win situation
  • Nobody s fool"Nobody knows the trouble I ve seen
  • Nod off
  • Non compos None of your beeswax None of your business None other than None the wiser
  • None the worse for wear
  • None too Nook and crannyNorth by Northwest
  • Nose around
  • Nose him out
  • Nose in Nose to the grindstone
  • Not a bit Not a dry eye in the house
  • Not a ghost of a chance Not a grain of truthNot a hope in hell Not a living soul
  • Not a wit
  • Not able Not able to go on
  • Not able to help it
  • Not all beer and skittles Not all it s cracked up to be
  • Not all there
  • Not at all Not bat an eyelidNot born yesterday Not breathe a word of it
  • Not buy itNot by a long shot
  • Not enough room to swing a cat Not for a moment Not for anything in the world Not for love nor money
  • Not for the faint-hearted
  • Not give a hoot about him Not give anyone the time of day
  • Not half bad
  • Not have a care in the world Not have a leg to stand on
  • Not have all your marbles Not hear of it Not hold water Not hurt a flea Not in the house
  • Not in the same league with
  • Not lift a finger to help
  • Not long for this world Not made of money Not miss a thing
  • Not one iota
  • Not to my knowledge Not utter a word Not worth a dime
  • Nothing but Nothing but a memory Nothing but skin and bones
  • Nothing doing
  • Nothing down#Nothing from nothing leaves nothing
  • Nothing new under the sun
  • Nothing of the kind Nothing short of Nothing to choose from
  • Nothing to complain about
  • Nothing to it Nothing to sneeze at
  • Nothing to speak of
  • Nothing ventured, nothing gained
  • Oh baloney!
  • Oh my God!
  • Oh pish!
  • Oil and water Don't mix
  • Oil his palm
  • Okay by me
  • Okey-doke
  • Old coot
  • Old enough to be your father
  • Old enough to be your mother
  • Old enough to know better Old fuddy-duddy
  • Old guard
  • Old habits die hard
  • Old hack
  • Old saw Old school ties
  • Old stomping ground
  • Old WestOld World customs Old-boy network Old-fashioned know-how
  • Old-timer Older than God s dog On a bicycle built for two On a clear day
  • On account of On active duty
  • On again, off again
  • On all fours On an even keel On any account
  • On approval
  • On behalf of On bended knee
  • On board
  • On call
  • On cloud nine On dead center
  • On deck
  • On deposit
  • On duty
  • On earth
  • On edge
  • On file
  • On foot
  • On good terms
  • On his case On his deathbed On his last legs
  • On his say-so
  • On line On middle ground
  • On my account
  • On my hands
  • On occasion
  • On opposite sides of the fence
  • On order
  • On par
  • On pins and needles
  • On sale
  • On schedule On second thought On speaking terms
  • On speed
  • On target On tenterhooks
  • On the air
  • On the alert On the average
  • On the ball
  • On the beam
  • On the bench
  • On the blink
  • On the block
  • On the brain On the brink of disaster
  • On the button
  • On the carpet On the contrary
  • On the dot
  • On the double
  • On the eve On the face of it
  • On the fence
  • On the fly
  • On the fritz
  • On the go On the horizon
  • On the horns of a dilemma
  • On the hour
  • On the house
  • On the job training
  • On the lam
  • On the level On the lookout
  • On the loose
  • On the make
  • On the map
  • On the market
  • On the mend
  • On the money
  • On the move
  • On the nose On the off-chance On the one hand On the other hand
  • On the QT On the rampage
  • On the razor s edge
  • On the rocks
  • On the ropes
  • On the run On the same side of the fence On the same wavelength
  • On the side
  • On the skids
  • On the sly
  • On the spot
  • On the spur of the moment On the straight and narrowOn the strength of
  • On the take
  • On the tip of my tongue On the up and up
  • On the verge
  • On the wagon On the warpath
  • On the way
  • On the whole
  • On the wingOn the wrong track
  • On thin ice
  • On time
  • On tiptoe
  • On top
  • On top of it
  • On top of the world
  • On trial
  • On vacation
  • On view On your best behavior
  • On your guard
  • On your hands and knees
  • On your head
  • On your honor On your mark, get set, go!
  • On your mind
  • On your own On your own time
  • On your toes
  • On your way Once and for all Once and future king Once bitten, twice shy
  • Once in a blue moon Once in a great while Once upon a time
  • Once-in-a-lifetime chance Once-over-lightly
  • One and all
  • One and only One and the same
  • One at a time
  • One bag ugly
  • One good turn deserves another
  • One small step for man, one giant step for mankind One track mind One trick pony
  • One upOne way or another
  • One your feet
  • One-sided
  • One-time Only as a last resort Only the lonely Only the shadow knows
  • Only time will tell Onward and upward
  • Oopsy-daisy
  • Open a can of worms
  • Open and aboveboard
  • Open fire
  • Open his eyes to it
  • Open it upOpen Pandora s box
  • Open question
  • Open season
  • Open secret
  • Open sesame! Open the door to
  • Open the floodgates
  • Open up
  • Open with Open your heartOpen-and-shut case
  • Or bust! Order him around Order of the day Other things being equal
  • Out and about Out at the elbows
  • Out cold
  • Out for blood Out from under
  • Out in force
  • Out in front Out in left field Out like a light
  • Out of a clear blue sky Out of all proportion
  • Out of bounds
  • Out of favor
  • Out of gas
  • Out of hand
  • Out of it Out of keeping
  • Out of kilter
  • Out of line
  • Out of luck Out of my way! Out of necessity
  • Out of order
  • Out of place Out of practice
  • Out of print
  • Out of reach
  • Out of season Out of service
  • Out of shape Out of sight!
  • Out of sight, out of mind
  • Out of sorts
  • Out of step
  • Out of stock
  • Out of the ordinary
  • Out of the question Out of the redOut of the running
  • Out of the swim of things Out of the woods Out of thin air Out of this world
  • Out of time
  • Out of touch
  • Out of town
  • Out of tune
  • Out of turn
  • Out of whack
  • Out of work
  • Out of your element Out of your head Out of your mindOut of your senses
  • Out on a limb
  • Out on bail
  • Out on parole Out on the street Out on the town Out on your butt Out on your feet Out the window
  • Out to lunch
  • Out West
  • Out with it
  • Out-and-out
  • Out-of-court settlement
  • Out-of-date
  • Out-of-doors Out-of-pocket expenses Out-of-the-way
  • Outgrow it
  • Outside of
  • Outside the beltway
  • Over a barrel Over and aboveOver and done with
  • Over and over again Over hill, over dale
  • Over his head Over my dead body Over the counter
  • Over the hill
  • Over the hump Over the life ofOver the long haul
  • Over the short haul
  • Over the top
  • Over-exposed
  • Owe a debt of gratitude
  • Own up to it
  • Pack a punch
  • Pack a wallop
  • Pack it in
  • Pack them in Pack your bags
  • Packed in like sardines
  • Pad the bill Paddle your own canoePaint the town red
  • Paint yourself into a corner
  • Pajama party
  • Pal around Pale around the gills
  • Pan out
  • Panic city Paper over the cracks
  • Paper tiger Paper-rich and cash-poorPar for the course
  • Paradise Lost Pardon me for living Pardon my dust Pardon my French Part and parcel
  • Part company
  • Part-time job
  • Partake of
  • Parting is such sweet sorrow
  • Parting of the ways
  • Parting shot Party affiliation
  • Party animal
  • Party hearty
  • Party line
  • Party of one
  • Pass away
  • Pass muster
  • Pass on
  • Pass out cold
  • Pass the buck
  • Pass the hat
  • Pass the time
  • Pass with flying colors
  • Passing fancy Past his prime
  • Patch him up Patch things up Path of least resistance Patience of Job
  • Pave the way
  • Pay a king s ransomPay a pretty penny
  • Pay a visit Pay an arm and a leg
  • Pay as you go
  • Pay attention Pay blood money
  • Pay for it Pay him a compliment Pay him back with interest Pay in advance
  • Pay it off Pay lip service
  • Pay or play
  • Pay the piper Pay through the nose
  • Pay up Pay your debt to society
  • Pay your dues#Pay your money and take your choice Pay your own way
  • Pea-brain Peace and quiet Peace in our time
  • Peace of mind Peace offering
  • Peaches and cream complexion
  • Peachy-keen Peanut gallery
  • Peanut head
  • Pearly gates
  • Peer pressure
  • Pennies from heaven
  • Penny-wise and pound-foolish
  • People who live in glass houses shouldn t throw stones
  • Pep it upPerish the thought
  • Perk him up Permanent press
  • Peter out
  • Phone home
  • Phoney mazuma
  • Phonier than a three dollar bill with my picture on it
  • Photo finish
  • Physician, heal thyself Pick a quarrel Pick and choose
  • Pick at it
  • Pick him off Pick his brain Pick on someone your own size
  • Pick up line Pick up the check Pick up the tab Pick your way through it
  • Picked over Pickwick Papers Picture of health Picture perfect
  • Picture this Pie in the sky
  • Piece of the action
  • Pile in
  • Pile it on
  • Pile out
  • Pile up Pillar of society
  • Pin head Pin his ears back
  • Pin it on him Pin the rap onPin your faith on
  • Pinch me, I must be dreaming
  • Pinch pennies
  • Pinch-hit Pink elephants Pinpoint accuracy
  • Pint-sized
  • Pipe dream
  • Pipe it down
  • Piss off!
  • Pistol-packin mama
  • Pitch in Pitched battle
  • Pithy phrase Place the blame Plain and simple Play a trump card
  • Play along
  • Play around
  • Play ball!Play both ends against the middlePlay cat and mouse Play dirty pool
  • Play doctor
  • Play fair
  • Play fast and loose Play first chair
  • Play footsie Play for keeps
  • Play games Play hard ball Play hard to get
  • Play havocPlay hide and seek
  • Play hooky
  • Play into his hands Play it by ear
  • Play it cool
  • Play it safe
  • Play it Sam
  • Play it upPlay me for a fool
  • Play musical chairs
  • Play on words
  • Play politics
  • Play possum
  • Play right into his handsPlay second fiddle
  • Play the devil s advocate Play the field
  • Play the fool Play the heavy Play the market
  • Play to the gallery
  • Played out!Pleased to make your acquaintance Pleasures of the flesh
  • Plow into Pluck up your courage
  • Plug away Plumb the depths Pocket the change Pocketful of miracles Poetic justice Poetic license
  • Point it out Point of purchase
  • Point of view Point the finger Point-blank range
  • Poison pen
  • Poke around
  • Poke fun Poke your nose in
  • Poker face Policy decision
  • Polish it off Polish the apple Politics make strange bedfellows Pomp and circumstance
  • Pooh-pooh
  • Pool your resources
  • Poop out Poor but clean
  • Pop fly
  • Pop goes the weasel
  • Pop off Pop the question
  • Pop up
  • Pop your cork$Possession is nine-tenths of the law Postage and handling
  • Pot head
  • Pound a beat
  • Pound it out
  • Pound some sense into himPound the pavement Pound your brains out Pour it on thick
  • Pour money down the drain
  • Pour oil on troubled waters Pour on the juice
  • Pour your heart out
  • Power behind the throne
  • Power lunch
  • Power play
  • Power tiePowers of darkness Practice makes perfect Practice safe sex Practice what you preach
  • Pre-wedding jitters
  • Preach to the choir
  • Preach to the converted
  • Precious few
  • Pretty much
  • Pretty please Prevail upon himPrick up your ears
  • Pride and joy Pride goes before a fall Pride yourself on it Primary care provider
  • Prime mover
  • Prime of life
  • Prime time Promise the moon
  • Psyched out
  • Psyched up
  • Public display of affection
  • Public enemy number one Publish or perish
  • Pull a boner Pull a fast one
  • Pull a rabbit out of the hat
  • Pull a stunt
  • Pull back
  • Pull it off Pull it together Pull out all the stops
  • Pull rank
  • Pull strings
  • Pull the plug
  • Pull the rug out from under
  • Pull the wool over his eyes
  • Pull through
  • Pulp fiction Punch his lights out
  • Punch line
  • Puppy love Pure and simple Push him around Push his buttons
  • Push off Push the panic button Push your luck
  • Put him away Put him down for Put him in his place Put him on a pedestal Put him on hold
  • Put him on the spot
  • Put him out of his misery Put him out to pasture
  • Put him through his paces
  • Put him through the wringer Put him to bed Put him to shame
  • Put ideas into his headPut in a good word Put in an appearance
  • Put it down in black and white
  • Put it in
  • Put it in mothballs Put it into practice Put it into print Put it into words
  • Put it on ice Put it on paper
  • Put it on the back burner
  • Put it out
  • Put it out of your mindPut it to good usePut it to the test!Put it where the sun Don't shine!
  • Put off by it
  • Put on
  • Put on a brave face
  • Put on a happy face
  • Put on airs
  • Put on an act
  • Put on hold
  • Put on ice Put on the dog Put on your glad rags
  • Put the bite on him Put the cart before the horse Put the clamps on
  • Put the fear of God into him Put the kibosh on it
  • Put to it Put two and two together Put up a front Put up or shut up Put up with it Put up your dukes
  • Put upon
  • Put weight on Put your back into it Put your best foot forward
  • Put your cards on the table Put your finger on itPut your foot down
  • Put your foot in your mouth
  • Put your hand to the plow Put your hands on it Put your head on the block
  • Put your heads together
  • Put your house in order
  • Put your shoulder to the wheel
  • Put your thinking caps on
  • Put your two cents worth in
  • Put yourself in his place#Puts on his pants one leg at a time
  • Putting on the ritz
  • Quaff a brew
  • Quake in your boots
  • Quality time
  • Quantum leap Queen s English Queen for a day Queen of heartsQueer as a $
  • bill
  • Queer duckQuestion authority Quick and dirty
  • Quick on the uptake
  • Quite a bit
  • Quite a few
  • Quite a lot Quite a number
  • Rabbit punch Race against the clock
  • Rack up Rack your brainRagtag and bobtailRain cats and dogsRain on his parade
  • Rain or shine+Rain, rain, go away, come again another day
  • Rained out Raining buckets
  • Raise a hand
  • Raise a stinkRaise an objection
  • Raise Cain
  • Raise havoc
  • Raise hell Raise his hackles
  • Raise some eyebrows
  • Raise the bar Raise the devil Raise the roof Raise your sights Raise your voice
  • Rake over the coals Rally
  • round the flag Ram it down his throat
  • Ramble on
  • Rank-and-file
  • Rant and rave Rap his knuckles
  • Rap session
  • Rarin to go
  • Rat on him
  • Rat race
  • Rate with him
  • Rattle it off Reach first baseReach for the moon Reach for the sky
  • Reach for the stars
  • Reach out and touch someone
  • Reach the boiling point Reach the end of your rope Read em and weep Read between the lines
  • Read it in the newspapers
  • Read it over Read it through
  • Read my lips Read something into it
  • Read the fine print Read the handwriting on the wall
  • Read the tea leaves
  • Read upReady for anything
  • Ready money Ready or not, here I come!
  • Ready to rock
  • Ready to roll Ready, set, go! Ready, willing, and able
  • Ready-to-wear
  • Real time
  • Reality check Really and truly Reamed him outRear its ugly head
  • Reason it out
  • Reckon with Red Badge of Courage
  • Red devil
  • Red herring
  • Red tape Red-carpet treatment Red-letter day
  • Reel it off Regain your composure
  • Regain your footing Relative to what?$Religion is the opiate of the masses Religious affiliations
  • Religious movementsRemember the AlamoRemember the Maine Resign yourself to it
  • Rest assured
  • Rest easy
  • Rest in peace Rest on your laurels Rest on your oars
  • Result inRetrace your steps Return the compliment Return the favorReturn to the fold
  • Rev it up"Revenge is a dish best served cold
  • Rich bitch Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief Richer than Midas Ride em cowboy Ride herd on him
  • Ride him out of town on a rail
  • Ride roughshod over
  • Ride shotgun
  • Ride tall in the saddle Ride the gravy train Ride the rails
  • Ride the wave Riding for a fall
  • Riding high
  • Right away
  • Right of way Right off the bat
  • Right on the button
  • Right on time
  • Right on!
  • Right side up Right then and there Right under his noseRight up his alley
  • Right-wing Ring around the collar Ring around the rosy Ring down the curtain Ring in the New Year
  • Ring it up Ring the changes
  • Ring true
  • Rings a bell Riotous living
  • Rip him off
  • Rip into
  • Rip to shreds Ripe for plucking
  • Ripe old age
  • Rise above it Rise and shine Rise to the bait Rise to the occasion
  • Rising tideRisk life and limb Risk your neck Risky business
  • Road less travelled Road to perdition Road to recovery
  • Road to ruin
  • Roadside attraction Roaring success Rob Peter to pay Paul Rob the cradle
  • Rock n roll Rock around the clockRock bottom prices Rocky Mountain high
  • Rocky road Roe versus Wade
  • Roll back
  • Roll in
  • Roll out the red carpet Roll up your sleeves Roll with the punches
  • Roll your own Rolling in clover Rolling in dough Rolling in money
  • Rolling stone
  • Roly-poly
  • Romance novel Rome wasn t built in a day Room and board Room at the top Room to maneuver
  • Root forRooted to the spot
  • Rope him into Roses are red Rotten to the core Rough and ready Rough and tumble
  • Rough him up
  • Rough it
  • Round it off
  • Round out Round the bend
  • Round up Round-trip ticket
  • Rub elbows
  • Rub him out
  • Rub his fur the wrong wayRub his nose in it
  • Rub it in
  • Rub off Rub salt in the wound
  • Rubber ducky
  • Rubber necker
  • Rubber-stamp Rubs me the wrong way
  • Ruffle his feathers
  • Rug rat
  • Rule it out
  • Rule of thumb Rule the roost Rule with an iron fist Rule with an iron rod
  • Run a fever Run a temperature Run a tight ship Run a vest-pocket business
  • Run after him
  • Run amok
  • Run around with him
  • Run dry
  • Run for cover Run for dear life Run for your life
  • Run him in Run him ragged Run into a stone wall
  • Run scared
  • Run short Run that by me again
  • Run the gamut Run the gauntlet Run the good race
  • Run the risk Run through it
  • Run to earth
  • Run to seed Run true to form
  • Rustle up
  • Sack out
  • Sackcloth and ashes
  • Sacred cow
  • Sad sack Sadder but wiser Saddle him with
  • Saddle sores
  • Saddle up
  • Safe and sane Safe and sound Safety in numbers
  • Sail into him Sail off into the sunset Sail right through it
  • Sail the seven seas Sail too close to the wind
  • Sail under false colors Saint s preserve us!
  • Sakes alive!
  • Salad days
  • Sales pitch Salt and pepper hair
  • Salt it away Salt of the earth
  • Salty dog Same difference
  • Same here Same old story
  • Same time next year
  • Same to you
  • Sands of time Saturday night special
  • Save face
  • Save it for a rainy day
  • Save the day Save the last dance for me Save the whales
  • Saving grace Say a mouthful
  • Say grace Say it in a roundabout way Say it to my face Say it under your breath
  • Say it with flowers
  • Say the word
  • Say uncle
  • Scandal sheet Scandalous affair
  • Scare the crap out of him Scare the living daylights out of him
  • Scare the pants off him
  • Scare up Scared out of his wits
  • Scared silly
  • Scared stiff Scared to death
  • Scaredy-cat Scarlet Letter School of hard knocks
  • Scope it out
  • Scout around
  • Scouts honor!
  • Scrape by Scrape the bottom of the barrel Scrape together Scratch around
  • Scratch the surface Scream bloody murder Screaming mimi
  • Screw around
  • Screw it up
  • Screw you! Scrimp and save
  • Seal it with a kissSeamy side of life
  • Search high and low
  • Second best Second cousins
  • Second nature Second to none Second-class citizen Second-guess him
  • Second-rate Secret admirer See a man about a dog
  • See about it
  • See double See eye to eye
  • See fit See for yourself
  • See him home See how the land lies
  • See into it See it through"See light at the end of the tunnel See neither hide nor hair of him
  • See no evil See no objection
  • See only in black and white
  • See red
  • See spot run!
  • See things
  • See you in the funny papers See you in the movies See you later alligator!
  • See you soonSee your way clear
  • Seed money
  • Seeing is believing Seek and ye shall find
  • Seize on it
  • Seize the day Seize the opportunity
  • Sell him a bill of goods
  • Sell him down the riverS
  • ell it for a song
  • Sell it off Sell it on credit
  • Sell out Sell your soul
  • Selling like hot dogs Selling like hotcakes Semiannual sale
  • Send him about his business Send him packing
  • Send him to the showers
  • Send him up the river Send it C.O.D.
  • Send shivers down his spine
  • Send up a trial balloon
  • Sense of direction Sense of humorSeparate but equal
  • Serve notice Serves him rightSet a good example Set a precedent
  • Set eyes on
  • Set fire to
  • Set foot
  • Set forth
  • Set him back on his heels
  • Set him off Set him straight Set him up in business
  • Set in Set in your ways
  • Set it up
  • Set sail
  • Set the record straight
  • Set the scene
  • Set the stage for
  • Set the table
  • Set the world on fire Set tongues awagging
  • Ship of state
  • Shipping and handling
  • Ships that pass in the night Shirk your duty
  • Shit-faced
  • Shock jock
  • Shock wave
  • Shock-talk Shocked and appalled
  • Shoot to kill Shoot your mouth offShop til you drop
  • Shop around Short and sweet
  • Short change
  • Short of
  • Short-lived
  • Shot his bolt
  • Shot his wad Shotgun wedding
  • Should have stayed in bed
  • Shoulder the burden Shoulder to shoulder
  • Shove it
  • Shove off Show a clean pair of heels Show good faith
  • Show him a thing or two Show him the door Show him the gateShow him the ropes
  • Show him up Show just cause
  • Show of hands
  • Show off
  • Show signs of
  • Show the flag Show your hand Show your true colors
  • Show-and-tell
  • Showdown at the Okay Corral Shrinking violet
  • Shrug it off Shrug your shoulders
  • Shuffle off this mortal coil Shuffle off to Buffalo
  • Shut him up
  • Shut it down Shut the door on
  • Shut up! Shut your cake hole! Shut your yap!
  • Shy away Sick and tired of
  • Sick in bed Sick in the head Side against him
  • Side by side
  • Side with him Sigh of relief
  • Sight unseen Sign of the times
  • Sign on the dotted line
  • Sign on to it
  • Sign up
  • Sign your own death warrant Signed, sealed, and delivered Silence is golden
  • Silly me
  • Silly season
  • Silver screen Silver-tongued orator
  • Simmer down
  • Simon pure Simple pleasures
  • Sink in Sink into despair
  • Sink or swim
  • Sink your teeth into itSins of the father
  • Sister Act Sister Mary Elephant
  • Sister-in-law Sisyphean task Sit at his feet
  • Sit back Sit bolt upright
  • Sit idly by
  • Sit in
  • Sit it out
  • Sit on it Sit on the fence Sit on your hands Sit through it
  • Sit tight Sit up and take notice Sit up with him
  • Sitting duck
  • Sitting on a powder keg
  • Sixth sense
  • Size him up Skate on thin ice
  • Skeletons in the closet
  • Ski bunny
  • Skid Road
  • Skid-row bum Skin and bones Skin him alive
  • Skinny Minnie
  • Skip bail
  • Skip out
  • Skip town Skull and crossbones
  • Slack off Slap in the face Slap it together
  • Slap-happy
  • Slated for
  • Slave driver
  • Sleep around
  • Sleep in
  • Sleep it off Sleep like a log Sleep like a top
  • Sleep on it
  • Sleep tight Sleep with him Sleight of hand
  • Slender reed Slice the melon
  • Slim pickings Slings and arrows
  • Slip a gear
  • Slip away Slip of the lip Slip of the penSlip of the tongue
  • Slip off
  • Slip out
  • Slip up Slip your mind
  • Slow and steady wins the race
  • Stand by your man
  • Step on a crack, break your mother s back
  • Take the money and run
  • Take the rough with the smooth
  • The best things in life are free
  • The bluest skies you've ever seen are in Seattle
  • The customer is always right
  • The door swings both ways
  • The early bird catches the worm
  • The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
  • The law is an ass
  • The left hand doesn t know what the right hand is doing
  • The other side of the tracks
  • The red line
  • The rest is history-The rich get richer while the poor get poorer The right coast
  • The right side of the tracks The road less traveled
  • The roar of the grease paint, the smell of the crowd The Roaring
  • s The root of the matter The ruling class
  • The shape of things to come The shoe is on the other foot
  • The show must go on
  • The skinny
  • The sky s the limit+The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune
  • The wild, wild West The word is out The word of the Lord
  • The works The world is my oyster
  • The worm has turned
  • The wrong side of the tracks
  • Thick-skinned Thief of hearts
  • Thin on top
  • Thin-skinned Things are looking up
  • Think backThink better of it
  • Think big Think highly of Think him fit for
  • Think it over
  • Think it up Think little of
  • Think much of
  • Think nothing of itThink on your feet Think out loudThink the world of
  • Think twice Third time is a charm Third time lucky
  • This better be good
  • This end up+This is the start of a beautiful friendship$This is the winter of our discontent
  • This is your lucky day!
  • Thrash it out Three bag ugly Three sheets to the wind Thrilled to deathThrilled to pieces
  • Through and through
  • Through hell and high water Through thick and thin
  • Throw a fit$Throw a monkey wrench into the works
  • Throw a party Throw a wet blanket on
  • Throw caution to the wind
  • Throw discretion to the wind
  • Throw down the gauntlet Throw good money after bad
  • Throw himThrow him a curve Throw him for a loss
  • Throw him off the track
  • Throw him out Throw him over
  • Throw him to the wolvesThrow in the towel
  • Throw it up Throw lights on
  • Throw your hands up in despair Throw your hands up in horror
  • Thrown into the bargain Thrown off course Thrust and parry
  • Thumb a rideThumb your nose at
  • Thumbs up
  • Tickled pink Tickled to death
  • Tide him over
  • Tie into it
  • Tie it up
  • Tie one on
  • Tie the knot Tie traffic up
  • Tied downTied hand and foot#Tied to your mother s apron strings
  • Time and time again!Time flies when you're having fun Time heals all wounds
  • Time is money
  • Time is up Time marches on Time on my hands
  • Time out Time out of mind Time stood still
  • Time to kill
  • Time was when Time-honored tradition
  • Time-tested
  • Tin can
  • Tip him offTip of the iceberg Tip the scales at
  • Tit for tat
  • Tits and ass
  • Tits up To a great extent
  • To and fro
  • To be at sixes and sevens To be buffaloed To be in fine fettle
  • To be one s own manTo be or not to be
  • To boot
  • To date
  • To die for To each his own To err is human, to forgive is divine
  • To have and to hold To hell and gone
  • To his liking To his way of thinking To live or die
  • To no avail
  • To no end To put it mildly To say nothing of To say the least To some extent To that effect
  • To the best of my ability To the best of your knowledge To the bitter end To the contrary
  • To the core To the ends of the earth
  • To the last
  • To the letterTo the manner born To the nth degree To the tune of To the victors belong the spoils
  • To thine own self be true To whom it may concern
  • To your heart s content
  • Toe the line
  • Toe the mark Toing and froing
  • Tomorrow is another day
  • Tone deaf
  • Tone it down Tongue-in-cheek
  • Tongue-tied
  • Tonight s the night Too big for his britchesToo clever by half Too close for comfort
  • Too good to be true
  • Too good to pass up Too hot to handle
  • Too little too late#Too many chiefs, not enough indians
  • Top banana
  • Top brass
  • Top dog
  • Top dollar
  • Top it off Top of the heap
  • Top secret Top-drawer people
  • Topsy turvy Torch a building
  • Torch song
  • Torn up
  • Torqued off
  • Tortured past Tortures of the damned
  • Toss it off Toss your cookies
  • Toss your hat into the ring
  • Total recall Total your car Totally amazing Totally awesomeTouch a sore point
  • Touch and go
  • Touch base
  • Touch it up
  • Touch off
  • Touch on it
  • Touched by
  • Touched in the head
  • Tough break Tough customer
  • Tough darts!
  • Tough going
  • Tough it out
  • Tough loveTough nut to crack Tough row to hoe
  • Tour of duty Tower of power Tower of strength Town and country
  • Town meeting
  • Toxic waste
  • Toy with it
  • Track record
  • Traffic jam Traffic pattern Tragically hip
  • Travel light
  • Tread water
  • Treat him like dirt Trial and error
  • Trials and tribulations Trick or treat!
  • Trick shot Tried-and-true
  • Trigger-happy Trim your sails
  • Trip him up Trip the light fantastic
  • Tripped out Trouble him for Trouble in mind
  • Trouble your head about Trouble yourself Troubled times
  • True believer
  • True blue
  • True Grit True or false?
  • True to form
  • True to life True to your word
  • True value Trumped-up charge Trust him as far as you can throw him
  • Trust me
  • Truth is stranger than fiction Truth will out Try his patience Try his temperTry it on for size
  • Try it out on Try out for itTry out your wings
  • Try your hand at it
  • Try your luck
  • Tuckered out
  • Tune him out
  • Tune it in
  • Turn a blind eye toTurn a deaf ear to
  • Turn a trick
  • Turn back the clock
  • Turn heads
  • Turn him down
  • Turn him on Turn his stomach
  • Turn in
  • Turn it off
  • Turn it to good account
  • Turn it to your advantage
  • Turn of the century Turn on a dime Turn on the waterworksTurn on your heels
  • Turn outTurn out all right
  • Turn the tide Turn thumbs down Turn thumbs up
  • Turn to
  • Turn turtle
  • Turn up Turn up like a bad penny Turn your back
  • Turn your nose up at it Turnabout is fair play Turned off by him
  • Turned toTurned up his toes
  • Turning point
  • Twiddle your thumbs Twist and shout#Twist him around your little finger
  • Twist his arm Twisted sister Twisting in the wind
  • Two s company, three s a crowd
  • Two bag ugly'Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar Two of a kind
  • Two thumbs up Two wrongs Don't make a right
  • Two-faced
  • Two-timing Two-way street
  • Ugly duckling
  • Ugly mug
  • Under fireUnder lock and keyUnder the aegis of Under the auspices of
  • Under the circumstances Under the counter
  • Under the cover of darkness
  • Under the gun
  • Under the influence
  • Unwept, unhonored and unsung
  • Unwritten law Up a blind alley
  • Up a tree
  • Up against a brick wall
  • Up against it
  • Up and about
  • Up and around Up and at em!
  • Up for grabs
  • Up front
  • Up in arms
  • Up in the air
  • Up in years
  • Up North Up the creek without a paddle
  • Up the wazoo
  • Up tight Up to here in trouble
  • Up to it
  • Up to no good
  • Up to par
  • Up to scratch
  • Up to snuff
  • Up to speed Up to the hilt Up to the minute Up to your ears
  • Up to your eyeballs Up to your neck in it Up your nose with a rubber hose
  • Up yours! Up, up and away
  • Up-and-coming
  • Up-to-date Up-to-the-minute
  • Uphill battle
  • Upper crust
  • Ups and downs Upset the apple cart Upwardly mobile
  • Use every trick in the book
  • Use it as an excuse Use some elbow grease
  • Use strong language
  • Use your bean
  • Use your head Use your noggin Use your noodle
  • Used to it Utility infielder
  • V for victory Vagabond lover
  • Vale of tears Vanish into thin air
  • View it with a jaundiced eye Villain of the piece
  • Vim and vigor
  • Virgin forest Virtual office Virtual reality Visiting fireman
  • Vive la difference! Vote a straight ticket Vote early and often
  • Vote with your feet
  • Vote-getter
  • Wade in
  • Wag your chin
  • Wages of sin
  • Wages of war
  • Wait a minute
  • Wait a second
  • Wait until your father gets home
  • Wait up
  • Wait with bated breath
  • Wait-and-see attitude
  • Waited on hand and foot
  • Waiting for the other shoe to drop
  • Waiting in the wings
  • Wake up and smell the coffee
  • Walk on air
  • Walk on eggs
  • War is hell
  • War kills
  • War ravaged
  • Warm heart
  • Warm the bench
  • Warm up to him
  • Warm welcome
  • Warms the cockles of your heart
  • Warts and all
  • Wash a few things out
  • Wash your dirty linen in public
  • Wash your hands of it
  • Wash-and-wear
  • Washed-out
  • Washed-up
  • Waste him
  • Waste not, want not
  • Waste of breath
  • Watch him like a hawk
  • Watch out for
  • Watch out!
  • Watch your head
  • Watch your step
  • Water it down
  • Water over the dam
  • Water under the bridge
  • Wave of the future
  • Wave the white flag
  • Wax and wane
  • Wax wroth
  • Way of all flesh
  • Way off base
  • Way out of your league
  • Ways and means
  • We ll have none of that
  • We re doomed
  • We have nothing to fear but fear itself
  • We will never surrender
  • Weak in the knees
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • Wear and tear
  • Wear him down
  • Wear more than one hat
  • Wear off
  • Wear on him
  • Wear out your welcome
  • Wear sackcloth and ashes
  • Wear two hats
  • Wear your heart on your sleeve
  • Weasel out
  • Weasel words
  • Weather the storm
  • Weather-beaten
  • Weave in and out
  • Wedded bliss
  • Wedding bell blues
  • Wedding party
  • Wee hours of the night
  • Wee small hours
  • Weighs a ton
  • Welcome to do it
  • Welcome wagon
  • Welcome with open arms
  • Well's run dry
  • Well and good
  • Well nigh
  • Well-fixed
  • Well-heeled
  • Well-off
  • Well-to-do
  • Well-traveled path
  • Went off with his tail between his legs
  • Wet behind the ears
  • Wet blanket
  • Wet to the skin
  • Wet your pants
  • Wet your whistle
  • Whaddya want eggs in your beer?
  • Whale on him Wham, bam, thank you ma am
  • What s doing?
  • What s done is done
  • What s eating you?
  • What s keeping you?
  • What s mine is mine
  • What a bozo
  • What a difference a day makes
  • What goes up must come down
  • When in Rome, do as the Romans do
  • When the going gets tough, the tough get going
  • When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping
  • When the time is ripe
  • When you're hot, you're hot, when you re not, you're not
  • When you'e right, you're right
  • When you'e got your health, you ve got everything
  • When youv'e gotta go, you've gotta go
  • Why buy the cow when you get the milk for free
  • Win some, lose some
  • Winning isn t everything
  • You can't keep a good man down.
  • You can't make a silk purse out of a sow s ear
  • You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs
  • You have to walk before you can run
  • You never miss the water until the well runs dry
  • You only live once
  • Youth is wasted on the young
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