Found 743 phrases starting with A:


an explosion of flavor!The reaction of the taste buds and the associated explosion of pleasant, sweet, toothsome, rewarding, overwhelming pleasurable response to food, drink or sweetmeats, desserts etc.Rate it:
an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with terms so attractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:
an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with the results of failing to accept so unattractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:
an old fuddy, duddyOne Whom Remains Stilted, Unwilling to React in an Up To The Moment Attitude; Dwells in the Past. Rejects modern approaches.Rate it:
an umbrella policyReference insurance terminology. An additional protection beyond the basic policy to cover the unusual, the vastly unpredictable, in a loss or damage incident.Rate it:
an uptown girlMany are hard pressed to understand uptown girl. I maintain she has street savvy, is not a pushover, maintains a high degree of persona, care and a reasonable degree of appropriate office fashion.Rate it:
anaconda mortgageA loan arrangement in which all of the money borrowed from a lender, for whatever purpose, is secured by one's home, land, and other property.Rate it:
ancient historyThat which happened a long time ago and not worth discussing any more.Rate it:
ancient historyA period of history generally seen as occurring before the Middle Ages, that is, before the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.Rate it:
and allIncluding every object, attribute, or process associated with preceding item or series of items.Rate it:
and allUsed to suggest certain unstated relevant implications or what has been stated.Rate it:
and allUsed to add emphasis.Rate it:
and all thatUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:
and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:
and be done with itUsed to terminate discussion or delay with a call to actionRate it:
and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.Rate it:
and countingUsed to show that the number previously mentioned is continuously changing, i.e. increasing or decreasing.Rate it:
and crapAlternative form of and shit.Rate it:
and finallyA light news story reserved for the end of a bulletin when there is a lack of more important items; typically involving animals or other features supposed to be amusing.Rate it:
and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:
and howUsed to strongly confirm preceding utterance.Rate it:
and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".Rate it:
and so forthIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:
and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:
and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:
and the likeAnd other similar items.Rate it:
and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.Rate it:
and then there were nonean eliminationRate it:
and whatnotAnd so on; et ceteraRate it:
and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:
angapooay problemaNo ProblemRate it:
angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.Rate it:
angle forTo try to obtain something by subtle indirect means. Political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc.Rate it:
angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.Rate it:
angle of attackUsed other than as an idiom: see angle, attack.Rate it:
angle of attackThe angle between the chord line of an airfoil and the airflow over it; one of the determiners of the amount of lift produced by an airfoil.Rate it:
angle of attackThe angle between a mid-sail and the direction of the wind.Rate it:
ankle sockshosieryRate it:
another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routinenessRate it:
another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:
answer backTo reply impertinently; to talk back.Rate it:
answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:
answer backTo issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.Rate it:
answer forTo be held responsible for.Rate it:
answer forTo guarantee.Rate it:
answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!Rate it:
answer on a postcardTo give a brief answer or opinion.Rate it:
anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:
ants in one's pantsTo be agitated and constantly fidgeting.Rate it:
ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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