Found 741 phrases starting with A:


air commodoreRAF officerRate it:
air outTo expose to air; to leave open or spread out, as to allow odor or moisture to dissipate.Rate it:
air outTo discuss in the open.Rate it:
air rageDisruptive behaviour on an aircraft.Rate it:
al-frescoin the open airRate it:
alarm bellUsed other than as an idiom: see alarm, bell.Rate it:
alarm bellA sudden awareness of danger.Rate it:
albatrossA double eagle, or three under par on any one hole.Rate it:
albatrossA long-term impediment, burden, or curse.Rate it:
albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.Rate it:
albatross around one's neckSomething that one is associated with that keeps one from succeeding in what they want to achieve.Rate it:
albatross round one's neckAlternative form of albatross around one's neck.Rate it:
ale postA maypole.Rate it:
alive and kickingHealthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.Rate it:
all alongThe entire time; always.Rate it:
all and someone and allRate it:
all and sundryAll, everyone.Rate it:
all and sundryEach one.Rate it:
all at onceAll at the same time; all together.Rate it:
all at onceUnexpectedly; without warning; all of a sudden.Rate it:
all bark and no biteFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:
all bets are offIndicates that a future event appears uncertain, especially one that before seemed more certain.Rate it:
all butnearlyRate it:
all butnearly; except thatRate it:
all cats are gray at nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.Rate it:
all cats are gray in the darkVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.Rate it:
all cats are grey at nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.Rate it:
all cats are grey by nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.Rate it:
all cats are grey in the darkIn the dark, physical appearance is unimportant.Rate it:
all clearpermission to proceedRate it:
all dressedused in reference to (ordering) or eating a pizza with "everything", meaning all toppings (mushrooms, peppers, etc.) on itRate it:
all dressed up and nowhere to goElaborately attired or otherwise fully prepared for an anticipated situation or activity which, nevertheless, fails to occur.Rate it:
all duck or no dinnerAll or nothing.Rate it:
all earsAwaiting an explanation.Rate it:
all earsListening intently; fully focused.Rate it:
all eyesGazing at devotedly.Rate it:
all eyesHaving prominent eyes.Rate it:
all eyesWatching alertly or attentively.Rate it:
all eyes and earsTo be attentive.Rate it:
all fired upExcited or energized; highly enthusiastic.Rate it:
all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:
all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:
all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:
all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:
all hat, no cattleDresses like a cowboy, but isn't really a cowboy; a "drugstore cowboy"Rate it:
all hell breaks looseVi A place or state of fury, turmoil, destruction, or chaos.Rate it:
all hell broke looseA great disaster happened or chaos ensued.Rate it:
all holidayA saying signifying that it is all over with the business or person spoken of or alluded to/.Rate it:
all hollowAs a foregone conclusion.Rate it:
all hollowCommon misspelling of all hallow.Rate it:

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