Found 726 phrases starting with A:


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:
all importantvitalRate it:
all inexhaustedRate it:
all intired outRate it:
all in a day's workA nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.Rate it:
all in alleverything consideredRate it:
all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.Rate it:
all it's cracked up to beAs good as claims or reputation would suggest.Rate it:
all kidding asideUsed to attempt to make a serious point in a jocular conversation.Rate it:
all mouth and no trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:
all mouth and trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:
all nationsA composition of all the different spirits sold in a dram-shop, collected in a vessel into which the drainings of the bottles and quartern pots are emptied.Rate it:
all of a suddenAdv suddenly, quickly.Rate it:

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