Found 2,127 phrases starting with B:


beat one's brainTo struggle to think or remember somethingRate it:
beat one's head against a stone wallTo waste effort on a futile project.Rate it:
beat one's meatTo masturbate.Rate it:
beat one's swords into ploughsharesTo refrain from doing aggressive activities and to do peaceful ones.Rate it:
beat one's swords into ploughsharesTo create a peaceful civilian instrument from military technologies.Rate it:
beat one's swords into plowsharesAlternative spelling of beat one's swords into ploughsharesRate it:
beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:
beat outTo extinguish.Rate it:
beat outTo win by a narrow margin.Rate it:
beat somebody to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:
beat someone to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:
beat someone's brains outTo beat someone very severely.Rate it:
beat the bishopTo masturbate.Rate it:
beat the clockTo perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.Rate it:
beat the clockTo be used or become operational before a deadline or date of expiration.Rate it:
beat the clockTo remain youthful; to live a long, healthy life.Rate it:
beat the clockPerform a task quickly or within a fixed time limit.Rate it:
beat the crap out ofTo beat really badly.Rate it:
beat the daylights out ofTo beat (someone) severelyRate it:
beat the daylights out ofTo defeat (someone) thoroughly and decisively, especially in a physical fight.Rate it:
beat the meatAlternative form of beat one's meat.Rate it:
beat the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:
beat the rapAvoid fines or punishment, receive forgiveness from family, friends, the law and the Boss for misdemeanors, infractions and Stupid Stunts.Rate it:
beat the shit out ofTo beat really badly.Rate it:
beat the stuffing out ofTo beat really badly.Rate it:
beat the stuffing out ofTo trounce, outdo, or triumph over.Rate it:
beat toTo arrive more quickly; to succeed more quickly.Rate it:
beat upTo give a severe beating to.Rate it:
beat upTo alarm by a sudden attack.Rate it:
beat upTo sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.Rate it:
beat upTo cause by some other means, injuries comparable to the result of being beaten up.Rate it:
beat upTo feel badly guilty and accuse oneself over something. Usually followed by over.Rate it:
beat upRepeatedly bomb a military target or targets.Rate it:
beat upTo get something done, derived from the idea of beating for game.Rate it:
beat upTo verbally assault repeatedly.Rate it:
beat your arseDepression Expression of threatened punishment if the child or youth ever repeated the act or expression.Rate it:
beating around the bushAvoiding factual responses, offering evasive statements, presenting dubious evidence.Rate it:
beats meEvent, proposition, arrangement, of such complexity that it is beyond belief.Rate it:
beats meI don't know; I have no idea.Rate it:
beats one's swords into ploughsharesThird-person singular simple present indicative form of beat one's swords into ploughsharesRate it:
beats one's swords into plowsharesAlternative spelling of beats one's swords into ploughsharesRate it:
Beaut {bute}- - aka BeautyA Pretty Girl or Attractive Woman Pulchritudinous Female, A Sweet Woman, What More Do You Desire?Rate it:
beautiful peopleFashionable, privileged, glamorous people, especially those belonging to international high society.Rate it:
beauty is in the eye of the beholderIndividuals have different inclinations on what is beautiful. Individuals have different beauty standards.Rate it:
beauty is only skin deepWhat matters is a person's character, rather than his/her appearance.Rate it:
beauty lies in the eyes of the beholderAlternative form of beauty is in the eye of the beholderRate it:
beauty markOr artificially using cosmetics.Rate it:
beauty queenThe female winner of a beauty contest.Rate it:
beauty sleepC. 1900, Ralph Connor, The Man From Glengarry, ch. 23.Rate it:
beauty sleepExtra sleep or a special nap.Rate it:

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