a big deal
a big spender
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
a bitter pill to swallow
a blowhard
a bolt out of the blue
a bullseye on someone's back
a bunch of baloney
a bundle of nerves
a chip off the old block
a cold day in hell
a cold fish
a come on
a day late and a dollar short
a dose of your own medicine
a drop in the bucket
a fair shake
a feather in your cap
a fine state of affairs
a finger in every pie
a fly on the wall
a freak-out
a getaway
a good sport
a goof-off
a gray area
a grey area
a hang-up
a hard nut to crack
a hard pill to swallow
a heart-to-heart
a heel
a high-flier
a high-flyer
a kick in the guts
a kick in the pants
a kick in the seat of the pants
a kick in the stomach
a kick in the teeth
a kick in the seat
a laugh a minute
a let down
a little bird told me
a little birdie told me
a load of baloney
a long shot
a loose end
a lost cause
a lot of baloney
a man of his word
a matter of life and death
a matter of life or death
a matter of time
a mile a minute
a mixed bag
a month of Sundays
a pat on the back
a peach
a penny for your thoughts
a pillar of strength
a pipe dream
a pretty penny
a put-down
a question of time
a rotten egg
a sad state of affairs
a shot in the arm
a shot in the dark
a sight for sore eyes
a slip of the tongue
a smart cookie
a sore point
a sore spot
a sorry state of affairs
a sport
a tall story
a tall tale
a target on someone's back
a taste of your own medicine
a thorn in your flesh
a thorn in your side
a tower of strength
a weight off your shoulders
a whale of a time
a white lie
a wide berth
a woman of her word
a word to the wise
a ghost of a chance
a rip-off
abandon a sinking ship
above board
above your pay grade
ace in the hole
ace up your sleeve
Achilles' heel
acid test
across the board
act the part
actions speak louder than words
add insult to injury
add up
advanced in years
affair of the heart
after a fashion
after all
after the dust settles
agree to differ
agree to disagree
ahead of the curve
ahead of the game
ahead of time
ahead of your time
air your dirty laundry in public
air your dirty linen in public
albatross around your neck
alive with
all ears
all for
all in all
all joking aside
all kidding aside
all or none
all or nothing
all over
all over bar the shouting
all over but the shouting
all right
all the marbles
all thumbs
all over the place
along for the ride
along the lines of
an apple polisher
an arm and a leg
an elephant in the room
an old flame
an uphill battle
an uphill struggle
and something to spare
and then some
ante up
any number of
apple of your eye
around the clock
around the corner
as a matter of fact
as busy as a beaver
as busy as a bee
as easy as ABC
as honest as the day is long
as plain as the nose on your face
as simple as ABC
as the crow flies
ask for trouble
asleep at the switch
asleep at the wheel
at a loose end
at a loss
at a pinch
at a standstill
at all hours
at best
at cross purposes
at death's door
at each other's throats
at fault
at first blush
at first glance
at first sight
at least
at loggerheads
at loose ends
at one another's throats
at random
at short notice
at sixes and sevens
at the back of your mind
at the crack of dawn
at the drop of a hat
at the end of your rope
at the end of your tether
at the least
at the very least
at your fingertips
at your wit's end
at a loss for words
at all costs
back against the wall
back at square one
back in the saddle
back into the swing of things
back off
back to basics
back to square one
back to the drawing board
back to the wall
back-handed compliment
backroom deal
back-up plan
bad egg
bad times
balance the books
ballpark figure
bang your head against a brick wall
bang your own drum
bark is bigger than bite
bark is worse than bite
bark up the wrong tree
bat a thousand
bats in the belfry
battle of wills
bawl out
be seeing you
be there for
be yourself
bean counter
bear down
bear in mind
beat a hasty retreat
beat around the bush
beat someone to the punch
beat the bushes
beat the clock
beat the traffic
beat your head against a brick wall
beat your own drum
beat yourself up
beats me
beauty rest
beauty sleep
bed of roses
bee's knees
beg to differ
behind someone's back
behind the eight ball
behind the times
bend over backwards
bend the rules
beside the mark
beside the point
beside the question
beside yourself
best of both worlds
bet the farm
bet your boots
bet your bottom dollar
better late than never
beyond the pale
beyond your depth
beyond your pay grade
bide your time
big cheese
big fish
bigger fish to fry
bird's eye view
bite off more than you can chew
bite the bullet
bite the dust
bite the hand that feeds you
bite your head off
bite your tongue
bits and bobs
black and blue
black and white
black look
black mood
black or white
blessing in disguise
blow away
blow hot and cold
blow off steam
blow something out of proportion
blow the whistle on
blow your cool
blow your lid
blow your own horn
blow your own trumpet
blow your top
blue collar
blue ribbon
Bob's your Uncle!
boiling point
bolt from the blue
bone of ccontention
boot up your computer
bored to death
bored to tears
born with a silver spoon in your mouth
bottle up
bottom line, the
bottom of the barrel
box in
brand spanking new
break a leg
break in
break someone's heart
break the back of
break the ice
break the news
break your back
break your neck
break your word
bring home the bacon
bring it on
bring off
bring someone down a notch
bring someone down a peg
bring to heel
bring up
bring up short
bring up the rear
brush up on
brush up on
buck up
buckle down
bull in a china shop
burn the candle at both ends
burn the midnight oil
burn your bridges
burned out
burning question
bury the hatchet
business as usual
bust your hump
butt in
butter up
butterflies in your stomach
buttonhole someone
buy for a song
buy off
buy time
by degrees
by fair means or foul
by hook or by crook
by the book
by the skin of your teeth
by the way
by word of mouth
call a spade a spade
call it a day
call it even
call it quits
call off
call someone's bluff
call the shots
call time
calm before the storm
calm down
came out wrong
can of worms
can tell
can't begin to
can't believe your ears
can't believe your eyes
can't even begin to
can't make head or tail of it
can't tell you
cap in hand
card shark
card sharp
carrot and stick
carrot on a stick
carry the ball
carry the can
carry the day
carry your heart on your sleeve
carry your own weight
carved in stone
cash on the barrel
cash on the barrelhead
cash on the nail
castles in the air
casual Friday
catch by surprise
catch in the act
catch red-handed
catch someone at a bad time
catch someone at the wrong time
catch someone off guard
catch someone on the hop
catch someone out
catch someone's eye
catch someone's fancy
catch up on something
catch up with someone
catch up with something
catch wind of
catch off-balance
caught between a rock and a hard place
caught between the devil and the deep blue sea
chain of command
chalk out
change of pace
change your mind
change with the times
charmed life
checkered past
chew out
chew over
chicken out
chill out
clam up
clap eyes on
clean as a whistle
clean bill of health
clean out
clean slate
clean up
clean up loose ends
clear sailing
clear the air
clear up loose ends
climb on the bandwagon
climb the walls
clock in
clock out
close call
close shave
clown around
clutch at straws
cold feet
come across as
come again
come around to
come back
come by something
come by something honestly
come clean
come from
come full circle
come home to roost
come in
come of age
come on
come on to
come out
come out of the closet
come out of your shell
come round to
come short
come straight to the point
come to a bad end
come to a grinding halt
come to an end
come to an untimely end
come to grips with
come to heel
come to life
come to no good
come to terms with
come to your senses
come up
come up in the world
come up roses
come up short
come up smelling like roses
come up with
come your way
comes to light
comes with the territory
common ground
compare notes
control freak
cook the accounts
cook the books
cook up
cook your goose
cool as a cucumber
cool down
cool off
cool your heels
cotton on to
couch potato
could eat a horse
count for
count on
count your lucky stars
cover for someone
cover your tracks
crack a book
crack a joke
crack down
crack someone up
crack the whip
crack up
cracked up to be
cramp someone's style
crank up
crazy about
crazy for
cream of the crop
creep someone out
crocodile tears
cross swords
cross the Rubicon
cross your fingers
cross your mind
crow about
crunch time
crux of the matter
cry over spilt milk
cry uncle
cry wolf
cry over spilled milk
crystal clear
cut a deal
cut a fine figure
cut a long story short
cut a rug
cut class
cut corners
cut it out
cut off your nose to spite your face
cut out the dead wood
cut someone some slack
cut the mustard
cut ties
cut to the chase
cut your eyeteeth on
cut your losses
cut your teeth on
daily grind
dark horse
dawn on
days are numbered
dead giveaway
dead set
dead to the world
dead-end job
deal with
deep pockets
desert a sinking ship
diamond in the rough
die out
dig in your heels
dig your heels in
dime a dozen
dirty look
do a double take
do a good turn
do an about face
do or die
do time
dog days
dog tired
donkey work
donkey's years
Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
don't hold your breath
down and out
down cold
down in the dumps
down in the mouth
down pat
down the drain
down the gurgler
down the toilet
down the tubes
down to brass tacks
down to earth
down to the wire
drag your feet
drag your heels
draw a blank
draw attention to
draw away
draw fire
draw fire
draw the line
dress down day
dress the part
dressed to kill
drink like a fish
drive a hard bargain
drive into the ground
drop a bombshell
drop the ball
drop the hammer
drown your sorrows
duck in
duck out
duck soup
duck soup
dump someone
dwell on
dwell on the past
eager beaver
ear candy
ear to the ground
ears turn red
ease off
ease up
easier said than done
easy come, easy go
eat crow
eat dirt
eat humble pie
eat like a bird
eat your heart out
eat your words
economical with the truth
egg on
egg on your face
emotional roller coaster
end on a high note
end on a positive note
enough is enough
equal to the occasion
equal to the task
err on the side of caution
etched in stone
every cloud has a silver lining
every Tom, Dick and Harry
eye opener
face the music
face up to
fair and square
fair enough
fair to middling
fall by the wayside
fall down
fall flat on your face
fall in love
fall off the wagon
fall on deaf ears
fall short
falling down
far cry from
farm out
fast track
fat cat
fat chance
feast your eyes on
feather your nest
fed up
feel at home
feel blue
feel like a million bucks
feel like a million dollars
feel out
feel out of sorts
feel the pinch
feeling in your bones
fiddle about with
fiddle around with
fight a losing battle
fight a running battle
fight fire with fire
fight tooth and nail
figure out
fill in for someone
fill someone in
fill the bill
find out
fine and dandy
fine line
fine tooth comb
fine toothed comb
finish up
first crack at
first of all
fit as a fiddle
fit as a flea
fit the bill
fit to be tied
fits and starts
five o'clock shadow
flash in the pan
flavor of the month
flavour of the month
flip out
flip your lid
flog a dead horse
floor it
fly in the face of
fly in the ointment
fly off the handle
fly the coop
follow in someone's footsteps
food for thought
fool around
fool's paradise
foot the bill
for crying out loud
for good measure
for goodness' sake
for heaven's sake
for keeps
for once
for that matter
for the birds
for the time being
forbidden fruit
force to be reckoned with
fork over
forty winks
freak out
freak someone out
from day one
from now on
from scratch
from soup to nuts
from the get-go
from the ground up
from the word go
from time to time
frosting on the cake
full of baloney
full of beans
full of bologna
full of hot air
full of the joys of spring
full speed ahead
full steam ahead
gain ground
game changer
game plan
garden variety
get (a)hold of
get a bang out of
get a buzz on
get a buzz out of
get a charge out of
get a handle on
get a head start
get a jump on
get a kick out of
get a move on
get a word in edgeways
get a word in edgewise
get along in years
get along on a shoestring
get along with someone
get around to
get away
get away with something
get back
get back at
get back to
get by on a shoestring
get clear of
get cracking
get down to
get hitched
get in someone's hair
get in the way
get in touch
get in your head
get in your own way
get inside your head
get into
get into your stride
get it
get it into your head
get it off your chest
get it out of your system
get it through your head
get nowhere
get off on the right foot
get off on the wrong foot
get off someone's back
get off your high horse
get on in years
get on it
get on the bandwagon
get on with it
get on your soapbox
get out
get out of
get out of jail free card
get out of someone's hair
get over
get someone into something
get someone out of something
get something off the ground
get straight to the point
get the axe
get the ball rolling
get the bugs out
get the green light
get the hang of
get the lay of the land
get the lead out
get the message
get the picture
get the runaround
get the sack
get the short end of the stick
get the show on the road
get the wrong end of the stick
get this show on the road
get through
get to the bottom of something
get under someone's skin
get up in years
get up on the wrong side of the bed
get your act together
get your ducks in a row
get your foot in the door
get your goat
get your hands on
get your head around
get your own way
get your way
get your wires crossed
get in
get on your nerves
gift of gab
give a hand
give a head start
give an arm and a leg
give an ear
give and take
give any thought to
give in
give it a rest
give no quarter
give off
give short shrift
give someone a buzz
give someone a hard time
give someone a headache
give someone a piece of your mind
give someone a ring
give someone away
give someone heck
give someone hell
give someone the creeps
give someone the rundown
give someone the shirt of my back
give someone the willies
give the cold shoulder
give the game away
give the green light
give up the ghost
go a long way in
go a long way toward(s)
go after
go against the grain
go ahead
go ahead with
go all out
go along with
go ape
go around in circles
go away
go back a long way
go ballistic
go ballistic
go belly up
go cold turkey
go down fighting
go down swinging
go easy
go easy on
go easy with
go flat out
go fly a kite
go for broke
go for it
go hand in hand
go in one ear and out the other
go into orbit
go it alone
go jump in a lake
go mental
go missing
go off
go off at a tangent
go off half cocked
go off on a tangent
go off the rails
go on
go out on a limb
go out on the razzle
go out on the town
go over big
go over someone's head
go overboard
go pear-shaped
go places
go round in circles
go the extra mile
go the way of all flesh
go through
go through hell
go through the motions
go through the roof
go to far
go to great lengths
go to hell in a handbasket
go to pieces
go to pot
go to seed
go to the dogs
go to town
go to your head
go up in smoke
go up in the world
go with
go with the flow
go with your gut
go jump in the lake
go over
going on
golden boy
good enough for
goof around
goof off
grab the bull by the horns
grasp at straws
gravy train
gray matter
green around the gills
green fingers
green thumb
green with envy
grey matter
grin and bear it
grind to a halt
grind to a standstill
grouse about
gut feeling
gut reaction
gut response
hair's breadth
half a mind to
half the battle
ham it up
hammer home
hammer out a deal
hand in
hand in glove
hand over fist
hand to mouth
handle with kid gloves
hands are tied
hands down
hang in there
hang on
hang on to your hat
hang out to dry
hang out with
hanging over your head
hanky panky
happy as a clam
happy as a lark
happy camper
hard act to follow
hard as nails
hard of hearing
hard pressed to
hard put to
hard time
hard to miss
hard to swallow
hash out
hash over
hat in hand
haul someone over the coals
have (some) time to kill
have a ball
have a bee in your bonnet
have a buzz on
have a change of heart
have a chip on your shoulder
have a field day
have a fit
have a good thinig going
have a handle on
have a head start
have a high old time
have a high time
have a leg up
have a lot on your plate
have a lump in your throat
have a point
have a quiet word with
have a rare old time
have a shot at
have a stormy brow
have a way with
have a word with
have a yellow streak
have an affair
have an axe to grind
have an edge
have come a long way
have eyes on
have it made
have nerve
have no clue
have second thoughts
have skin in the game
have someone's word
have something to spare
have the floor
have the last laugh
have the time of your life
have time on your hands
have time on your side
have to hand it to someone
have to lump it
have two bites of the apple
have two bites of the same cherry
have two strikes against
have what it takes
have words
have you eye on something
have your act together
have your cake and eat it too
have your day in the sun
have your eye on someone
have your hands full
have your head in the clouds
have your heart in your mouth
have your moments
have your work cut out
have a bone to pick with
have a frog in your throat
have a heart
have one foot in the grave
have someone's back
have your own way
have your way
he who pays the piper calls the tune
head and shoulders above
head down
head in
head out
head over
head up
heads up
hear it on the grapevine
hear it through the grapevine
hear out
hear someone out
heart isn't in
heart of the matter
heart of stone
Heath Robinson
hedge your bets
hell bent
hell to pay
hem and haw
hen night
hen party
here today, gone tomorrow
here we go
hidden agenda
high points
high and low
hightail it
hissy fit
hit a nerve
hit a snag
hit and miss
hit and run
hit below the belt
hit it big
hit it off
hit or miss
hit rock bottom
hit the big time
hit the bottle
hit the ceiling
hit the ground running
hit the hay
hit the head
hit the jackpot
hit the nail on the head
hit the road
hit the roof
hit the sack
hit the spot
hit the trail
hit your stride
hitch a ride
Hobson's choice
hold at bay
hold on to your hat
hold the fort
hold up
hold up your end
hold water
hold with something
hold your ground
hold your horses
hold your own
hold your tongue
hold down a job
Holy cow!
hook, line and sinker
hooked on
hop on the bandwagon
hop to it
hopping mad
horse around
horse sense
hot off the press
hot under the collar
house of cards
hunker down
I bet
I figured as much.
I told you so
icing on the cake
if all else fails
if push comes to shove
ill at ease
I'll be damned!
in a bind
in a fashion
in a fix
in a jam
in a pickle
in a pinch
in a stew
in a world of your own
in and of itself
in and out
in black and white
in black books
in due course
in due time
in for a penny, in for a pound
in front of
in full swing
in good hands
in good time
in high gear
in hot water
in light of
in over your head
in safe hands
in seventh heaven
in shape
in short order
in short supply
in someone's blood
in someone's hour of need
in someone's time of need
in spades
in stitches
in the back of your mind
in the bag
in the bank
in the bat of an eye
in the black
in the blink of an eye
in the blood
in the cards
in the course of time
in the dark
in the distance
in the doghouse
in the doldrums
in the driver's seat
in the end
in the flesh
in the interim
in the long run
in the loop
in the mainstream
in the meantime
in the meanwhile
in the nick of time
in the pink
in the pipeline
in the red
in the right place at the right time
in the same boat
in the short run
in the wrong place at the wrong time
in this day and age
in tow
in two minds
in your element
in your own little world
in your own time
in(to) the bargain
ins and outs
inside track
irons in the fire
it hit me
it is high time
it wouldn't hurt to
it's early days
It's on me
ivory tower
jack up the price
jockey for position
Join the Club!
jump down someone's throat
jump on the bandwagon
jump out of your skin
jump the gun
jump to conclusions
jumping off point
just for once
just in case
just like that
just what the doctor ordered
kangaroo court
keep a low profile
keep an eye on
keep at arm's length
keep at bay
keep in mind
keep in touch
keep it under your hat
keep someone in the dark
keep someone posted
keep the ball rolling
keep up
keep up with the Joneses
keep up with the times
keep your chin up
keep your cool
keep your ears open
keep your eye on the ball
keep your eyes on the prize
keep your eyes open
keep your eyes peeled
keep your head
keep your head above water
keep your nose clean
keep your nose to the grindstone
keep your pants on
keep your pecker up
keep your shirt on
keep your spirits up
keep your wits about you
kept in the dark
kettle of fish
keyed up
kick a ball around
kick around an idea
kick around somewhere
kick at the can
kick at the cat
kick off something
kick someone around
kick someone off something
kick the bucket
kick up a (big) stink
kick up your heels
kick yourself
kicking around somewhere
kill time
kill two birds with one stone
kind of
kiss and make up
kiss up to
knee-jerk reaction
knock into shape
knock it off
knock someone down a notch
knock someone down a peg
knock your head against a brick wall
know the drill
know the ropes
know the score
know what's what
knuckle down
knuckle under
labor of love
labour of love
lame duck
land on your feet
lap of luxury
last but not least
last ditch effort
late in life
laugh all the way to the bank
laugh it off
lay down on the job
lay down the law
lay eyes on
lay low
lay the groundwork
lay your cards on the table
lay your hands on
lead down the garden path
lead someone by the nose
lead up the garden path
leap of faith
leap to conclusions
learn by heart
learn by rote
least of all
leave a bad taste in your mouth
leave a sinking ship
leave alone
leave behind
leave for dead
leave high and dry
leave in the lurch
leave no stone unturned
leave out
leave someone holding the baby
leave someone holding the bag
leave someone out in the cold
leave the door open
leave well enough alone
left in the dark
left out in the cold
left-handed compliment
legal eagle
lend a hand
lend an ear
let alone
let bygones be bygones
let go
let off steam
let sleeping dogs lie
let someone down
let the cat out of the bag
let up
let well enough alone
let your hair down
let's go
level the playing field
lick into shape
lie like a dog
lie low
lie through your teeth
lie down on the job
life of Riley
light a fire under
like a dog with two tails
like a fish out of water
like a house afire
like a house on fire
like clockwork
like crazy
like gangbusters
like it or lump it
like mad
like there is no tomorrow
like two peas in a pod
line up
live and let live
live out of a suitcase
live up to
loan shark
lock, stock and barrel
lone wolf
long in the tooth
Long time no see.
look a gift horse in the mouth
look after
Look alive!
look daggers at
look down on
look down your nose at
look for trouble
look forward to
look in on
look into
look like a drowned rat
look like something the cat dragged in
look out for
look out for number one
look out for oneself
look over
look sharp
look the other way
look the part
loose ends
lose face
lose ground
lose the plot
lose your head
lose your nerve
lose your shirt
lose your temper
love handles
low on the totem pole
lower the boom
lull before the storm
mad about
mad as a hatter
made for each other
maintain a low profile
make a (big) stink
make a beeline for
make a deadline
make a deal
make a dent in
make a go of
make a hash of
make a hash out of
make a killing
make a long story short
make a meal of
make a meal out of
make a mess of
make a mountain out of a molehill
make a pig's ear of
make a pit stop
make a point of
make a run for it
make do
make eyes at
make free with
make headway
make it snappy
make it worth your while
make my day
make or break
make out like a bandit
make small talk
make someone's day
make something count
make the feathers fly
make the fur fly
make the grade
make time for
make tracks
make up for
make up the couch
make your blood boil
make your flesh crawl
make your mouth water
make your own bed
make your skin crawl
make your toes curl
make your way back
make ends meet
man enough
man of means
mark time
mean business
measure up
meet a bad end
meet a deadline
meet an untimely end
meet halfway
memory like a sieve
mess around
method in your madness
method to your madness
Midas touch
miles away
million miles away
millstone around your neck
mind like a sieve
mind like a sponge
mind like a steel trap
mind you
mind your own beeswax
mind your own business
mind your Ps and Qs
miss the boat
miss the point
moaning Minnie
money for old rope
money to burn
monkey about
monkey about with
monkey around
monkey business
monkey with
monkey around with
more than meets the eye
more than one way to skin a cat
more than you bargained for
more than you can shake a stick at
more's the pity
most of all
mother tongue
move heaven and earth
move on
move the goalposts
move up in the world
move with the times
movers and shakers
muck about
muck about with
muck around
muck with
muck around with
mum's the word
name is mud
neck of the woods
needle in a haystack
nerves of steel
never had it so good
never in a million years
never mind
nip it in the bud
no brainer
no dice
no end of
no great shakes
no skin off my nose
no spring chicken
no strings attached
no way
nod off
nosey parker
not born yesterday
not by a long chalk
not by a long shot
not cracked up to be
not do by halves
not enough room to swing a cat
not going to fly
not half bad
not have a clue
not have a leg to stand on
not have a prayer
not in a million years
not know if/whether you are coming or going
not know someone from Adam
not lift a finger
not long for this world
not raise a finger
not so much
not your cup of tea
nothing to sneeze at
nothing to write home about
now and again
now and then
now or never
nuts about
odd man out
odd one out
odds and ends
odds and sods
of age
of two minds
off base
off limits
off the beaten path
off the beaten track
off the cuff
off the hook
off the rails
off the table
off the top of your head
off the wall
off your head
off your rocker
off to a flying start
oh dear
Oh my God
oh, Jesus
Oh, man
old as the hills
old boy network
old boys' club
old hand
old hat
old man
on a roll
on board
on cloud nine
on edge
on good terms
on hand
on hold
on it
on last legs
on one hand
on pins and needles
on purpose
on second thought
on short notice
on standby
on tenterhooks
on that note
on the back burner
on the ball
on the blink
on the bright side
on the button
on the cards
on the case
on the fence
on the fritz
on the go
on the heels of
on the horns of a dilemma
on the house
on the level
on the lines of
on the lookout
on the money
on the nose
on the off chance
on the one hand
on the other hand
on the right track
on the road
on the road to
on the rocks
on the safe side
on the same page
on the same wavelength
on the spot
on the table
on the tip of your tongue
on the up and up
on the verge of
on the wagon
on the warpath
on the watch
on the whole
on time
on to something
on top of
on top of that
on track
on your game
on your own
on your own time
on your toes
once in a blue moon
once the dust settles
one fell swoop
one for the road
only have eyes for
only time will tell
open book
open doors
open up
out and about
out for blood
out in the open
out of action
out of circulation
out of control
out of date
out of hand
out of line
out of pocket
out of shape
out of the blue
out of the loop
out of the question
out of the woods
out of your depth
out of your element
out of your head
out of your league
out of your mind
out of your tree
out on a limb
out to lunch
outside chance
over a barrel
over the hill
over the moon
over the top
over your head
packed in like sardines
pain in the neck
paint the town
Pandora's box
par for the course
part company
part ways
parting of the ways
party animal
pass the buck
pass the torch
past your/its prime
pay lip service
pay the piper
pay through the nose
pay your dues
penny ante
penny pincher
penny wise and pound foolish
peter out
pick a fight
pick a quarrel
pick an argument
pick and shovel work
pick holes in
pick on
pick out
pick someone up
pick someone's brain
pick to pieces
pick up the ball and run with it
pie in the sky
piece of cake
piece of the pie
pig out
pile up
pinch pennies
pink slip
pissed off
pitch a fit
pitch in
plain as day
plain sailing
play by ear
play catch-up
play hardball
play hooky
play it by ear
play it safe
play on words
play second fiddle
play your cards right
play your cards well
playing with fire
plead the fifth
plough into
plow into
plug away
poke your nose into
poker face
polish off
pony up
pop off
pop the question
pound of flesh
pound the pavement
pour your heart and soul into
pour your heart out
preach to the choir
press your luck
pressed for time
psych up
pull a fast one
pull for
pull in your belt
pull off
pull rank
pull someone's leg
pull strings
pull the plug
pull the rug from under
pull the trigger
pull the wool over someone's eyes
pull together
pull up stakes
pull up your socks
pull wires
pull your own weight
pull your weight
pull yourself together
pull yourself up by your bootstraps
pull something together
punch in
punch out
puppy love
pure as the driven snow
push your luck
pushed for time
put a sock in it
put all your eggs in one basket
put down
put down roots
put it in a nutshell
put off
put off by
put on ice
put on the Ritz
put on your thinking cap
put one over on
put out feelers
put the cart before the horse
put the screws to/on
put the squeeze on
put two and two together
put under a microscope
put under the microscope
put up with
put you in the picture
put your best foot forward
put your cards on the table
put your feet up
put your finger on
put your foot down
put your foot in your mouth
put your heart and soul into
put your heart into
put your mind at ease
put your mind at rest
put your mind to it
put your money where your mouth is
put your nose the the grindstone
put your tail between your legs
put your two cents worth in
put your heads together
quake in your boots
quake like a leaf
quick off the mark
quick on the draw
quick on the trigger
quick on the uptake
quiet as a cat
quiet as a mouse
race against the clock
race against time
rack your brain
rain check
rain on your parade
raining cats and dogs
raise a (big) stink
raise Cain
raise hell
raise the ante
raise the stakes
rake someone over the coals
rank and file
rat race
read between the lines
read into
read the handwriting on the wall
read the riot act
read the writing on the wall
reality check
red herring
red tape
red-letter day
resign yourself to
rest on your laurels
rhyme or reason
ride out the storm
ride roughshod over
ride shotgun
ride the bench
right as rain
right under your nose
rile up
rings a bell
rip into
rip off the Band-Aid®
rip out
rip off
ripe old age
rob Peter to pay Paul
rob the cradle
rock the boat
roll out the red carpet
roll with the punches
rolling in dough
root for
rough and tumble
round the clock
rub elbows with
rub salt in the wound
rub salt into the wound
rub shoulders with
rub someone's fur the wrong way
rub the wrong way
rule of thumb
rule out
run a fever
run a temperature
run a tight ship
run amok
run around in circles
run circles around
run into the ground
run its course
run out of
run out of steam
run out of time
run rings around
run rings round
run roughshod over
run round in circles
run something up the flagpole
run the gauntlet
run with it
rush hour
rush to conclusions
sacred cow
saddled with
safe bet
salad days
sales pitch
salt away
same here
save face
save for a rainy day
save someone's bacon
save someone's skin
save the day
save time
save your breath
saves someone's neck
saving grace
say uncle
scare the hell out of
scare the pants off
scared out of your wits
scope out
scrape the surface
scratch the surface
screw you
seal the deal
second guess
second nature
second wind
security blanket
see eye to eye
see red
see someone home
see someone through something
see something through
see stars
see the handwriting on the wall
see the light
see the light at the end of the tunnel
see the light of day
see the writing on the wall
see through someone
see through something
seeing is believing
seems to me
sell a bill of goods
sell like hotcakes
send for a loop
separate the men from the boys
separate the sheep from the goats
separate the wheat from the chaff
set back
set eyes on
set in concrete
set in stone
set someone straight
set the ball rolling
set the bar
set your mind at ease
set your mind at rest
set your mind to it
set your teeth on edge
settle for
sever ties
shake like a leaf
shake a leg
shake in your boots
shape up or ship out
shoot for the moon
shoot from the hip
shoot the breeze
shoot the bull
shoot your mouth off
shoot yourself in the foot
show of hands
show someone the ropes
show up
show your true colors
shy away from
sick and tired
sick to death
side with
sing someone's / something's praises
sing the praises of
sink or swim
sit on the fence
sit tight
sit up with someone
sitting on top of the world
sitting pretty
sixth sense
skate close to the edge
skeleton(s) in the/your closet
skeleton(s) in the/your cupboard
skip out
skip school
slap in the face
slave driver
sleep like a baby
sleep like a log
sleep like a rock
sleep like a stone
sleep like a top
sleep like the dead
sleep on it
slim pickings
slip through your fingers
slip up
slip your mind
slow burn
slow off the mark
slow on the uptake
small potatoes
smell a rat
smell fishy
smoke like a chimney
smooth sailing
snail mail
snap to it
snap your head off
snowball's chance in hell
so be it
so far
so much for
soft in the head
soft spot
soldier on
son of a bitch
sooner or later
sort of
sound off
sound out someone
sounds as if
sounds like
sour grapes
sow your wild oats
space out
sparks fly
speak the same language
speak your mind
spic and span
spill the beans
spit in the eye of
spit in the face of
spitting image
split hairs
spoiling for a fight
spot on
spot on the money
spread like wildfire
spur of the moment
square away
square deal
square meal
squashed in like sardines
stab in the back
stack the deck
stack the cards
stand a chance
stand behind
stand by
stand corrected
stand on your own two feet
stand out in a/the crowd
stand the test of time
stand up to
stand your ground
stare daggers at
start afresh
start off on the right foot
start off on the wrong foot
start over
start the ball rolling
state of affairs
steal someone's thunder
steal the limelight
steal the spotlight
steaming mad
steer clear of
step into
step on it
step on someone's toes
step up
stick by
stick in the mud
stick out like a sore thumb
stick to your guns
stick up for
stick with it
stick with it
stick your neck out
stick your nose into
stiff upper lip
stir up a hornet's nest
stop short of
storm off
storm out
straight and narrow
straight from the horse's mouth
strange bedfellows
strapped for cash
stretch the rules
stretch the truth
strike a bargain
strike a deal
strike a nerve
strike it lucky
strike it rich
strike oil
strike while the iron is hot
string someone along
stuck in a rut
stuck with
stuffed shirt
stumbling block
such as it is
suck it up
suck up to
sure bet
surf the net
surf the web
swallow your pride
sweat blood
sweep someone off their feet
sweep under the carpet
sweep under the rug
swing for the fences
swing into action
take a back seat
take a break
take a breather
take a crap
take a dump
take a fancy to
take a leak
take a pee
take a seat
take a shine to
take a swing at
take a whiz
take after
take back
take by storm
take care
take care of
take down
take each day as it comes
take French leave
take in
take it
take it easy
take it in stride
take kindly to
take liberties with
take one day at a time
take sides
take somebody under your wing
take someone down
take someone down a notch
take someone down a peg
take someone for a ride
take someone to the cleaners
take someone under your wing
take someone up on something
take something at face value
take stock
take the ball and run with it
take the biscuit
take the bull by the horns
take the cake
take the fifth
take the gloves off
take the wind out of someone's sails
take through
take to heart
take up arms
take with a grain of salt
take your belt in a notch
take your breath away
take your hat of to
take your medicine
take your time
take it lying down
take lightly
take your lumps
talk in circles
talk sense into
talk shop
talk someone out of something
talk someone's ear off
talk through your hat
talk to me
talk turkey
talk someone into something
tall order
teach someone the ropes
tear into
teething problems
teething troubles
tell you what
ten a penny
test the water
thank your lucky stars
that depends
that makes two of us
that ship has sailed
that'll be the day
that's all there is to it
that's it
That's on us
that's right
that's the way the ball bounces
that's the way the cookie crumbles
the ABCs of
the ball is in your court
the big picture
the black sheep
the boot is on the other foot
the boys in blue
the buck stops here
the coast is clear
the final straw
the gloves are off
the go-ahead
the hell
the jury is out
the lion's share
the long and short of it
the long and the short of it
the moment of truth
the nuts and bolts
the odds are stacked against
the penny drops
the real McCoy
the salt of the earth
the shoe is on the other foot
the sky is the limit
the thing is
the time is ripe
the tip of the iceberg
the tipping point
the weight of the world
the whole ball of wax
the whole nine yards
the whole shebang
the whole shooting match
the wrong side of the tracks
the last straw
there's no time like the present
theres no time to lose
thin line
think a lot of
think ahead
think beyond the box
think big
think highly of
think much of
think out
think out of the box
think outside the box
think outside the square
think the world of
think through
think well of
through thick and thin
through word of mouth
throw a fit
throw a party
throw caution to the wind
throw down the gauntlet
throw for a loop
throw in
throw in the sponge
throw in the towel
throw in with
throw someone a bone
throw someone under the bus
throw the book at
throw your hat in(to) the ring
thumb a ride
thumb your nose at
thumbs down
thumbs up
thus far
tick off (people)
tickle someone's fancy
tickled pink
tickled to death
tick-off (things)
tide someone over
tie the knot
tie up loose ends
tiger by the tail
tighten your belt
time after time
time and again
time flies (when you are having fun)
time heals all wounds
time is a great healer
time is money
time is of the essence
time is on your side
time marches on
time off
time's up
tip the waiter
tire kicker
tit for tat
to be a cheapskate
to be gay
to be into
to be on the ropes
to be rusty
to bitch
to boot
to come on
to go ahead
to greenlight
to hell with
to hurl
to rule
to suck
to take the floor
to the best of your ability
to the hilt
to the letter
to your face
to your heart's content
toe the line
toe the mark
token gesture
tongue in cheek
too big for your boots
too big for your britches
toot your own horn
toot your own whistle
top banana
top of the line
toss your hat in(to) the ring
touch a nerve
touch base
touch up
tough act to follow
tough as nails
tough call
tough nut to crack
tough times
track down
track record
trade on
trade upon
train of thought
treat with kid gloves
tremble like a leaf
tricks of the trade
trip up
troubled waters
true blue
trust your gut
try your hand at
tuck your tail between your legs
turn a blind eye
turn a deaf ear
turn around and leave
turn back the clock
turn back time
turn off
turn on
turn on the heat
turn over a new leaf
turn the clock back
turn the knife
turn the other cheek
turn the tables
turn to your advantage
turn up
turn up like a bad penny
turn up the heat
turn your life around
turn your mind to it
turn your nose up at
turn your stomach
turn back the hands of time
turn in
turning point
twiddle your thumbs
twist someone around your little finger
twist someone's arm
twist the knife
twist your rubber arm
under a cloud
under someone's thumb
under the gun
under the hammer
under the table
under the weather
under the wire
until hell freezes over
until the cows come home
until you are blue in the face
up and running
up front
up in arms
up in the air
up the ante
up to
up to no good
up to par
up to scratch
up to snuff
up to somebody
up to something
up to speed
up to the mark
up to your ears
up to your eyeballs
up to your eyes
up to your neck
upon the heels of
upper crust
upper hand
ups and downs
upset the applecart
vent your spleen
vicious circle
vicious cycle
wait for the other shoe to drop
wait for your ship to come in
wait out
wake up
wake up on the wrong side of the bed
wake-up call
walk a mile in someone's shoes
walk all over
walk into
walk it off
walk off
walk off the job
walk on air
walk on eggshells
walk out on someone
walk right into
wander off
warm the bench
wash off
wash your dirty laundry in public
wash your dirty linen in public
wash your hands of
washed up
waste your breath
watch over
watch your butt
water off a duck's back
water over the dam
water under the bridge
wave of the future
wax and wane
ways and means of
wear a stormy brow
wear and tear
wear many hats
wear out your welcome
wear several hats
wear the pants
wear the trousers
wear your heart on your sleeve
weasel out
weather the storm
welcome to the club
well begun is half done
wet behind the ears
wet blanket
what about
What are you waiting for? Christmas?
what do you say
What gives?
what say
what's done is done
What's up?
What's your point?
when hell freezes over
when push comes to shove
when the chips are down
when the dust settles
whet your appetite
whip into shape
whistle in the dark
white elephant
whole hog
wide of the mark
wild about
wild-goose chase
will have to do
will never fly
wimp out
win by a hair
win by a nose
win by a whisker
win hands down
wind someone around your little finger
wind up
window of opportunity
wing it
wipe the slate clean
with a bang
with bated breath
with flying colors
with me
with something to spare
without a clue
without a hitch
without any strings attached
without fail
withstand the test of time
wolf in sheep's clothing
woman of means
word for word
work like a charm
work out
work someone into the ground
work the bugs out
work the system
work your butt off
work your fingers to the bone
work your socks off
work your tail off
work your way up
work yourself up to
worm your way in
worth your salt
worth your weight in gold
worth your weight in salt
wouldn't say boo to a goose
wrap someone around your little finger
wrap up loose ends
year in, year out
you bet
You can say that again!
you have got to be kidding
you know
you must be kidding
You said it!
your eyes are bigger than your belly
your eyes are bigger than your stomach
your eyes pop out of your head
your own flesh and blood
You're telling me!
zip your lip