Found 1,540 phrases starting with B:


be left holding the babyTo be left with the responsibility of resolving a problem.Rate it:
be mechanically inclinedBe able to understand how machines workRate it:
be motherTo pour out tea for others.Rate it:
be my guestDo as you wish; go ahead; help yourself; go for it!.Rate it:
be of two mindsTo be undecided or unsure; to equivocate; to have multiple opinions.Rate it:
be offTo leave.Rate it:
be offTo be working against a present or former addiction to.Rate it:
be offTo be away from.Rate it:
be on aboutTalk about; mean, intend.Rate it:
be on the edge of one's seatTo be in suspense; to wait eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:
be on the horns of a dilemmaTo face a choice between two equally undesirable alternatives.Rate it:
be on toTo figure out; to realize the truth.Rate it:
be oneselfTo behave or act naturally, without regard to how this behavior is perceived by others.Rate it:
be preparedUsed other than as an idiom: see be, prepared.Rate it:
be preparedTo always be in a state of readiness in mind and body to do your duty (motto of the Boy Scouts and pioneers).Rate it:
be preparedTo be prepared for a sexual encounter by carrying or possessing condoms or other means for preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease.Rate it:
be sickUsed other than as an idiom: be sick.Rate it:
be sickto vomitRate it:
be snowed underTo have a lot of things to do, usually work-related.Rate it:
be still my heartCalm down, this situation is too exciting or overly distressing.Rate it:
be taken illDue to sudden illness.Rate it:
be taken illTo become ill.Rate it:
be that as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:
be that as it may beIn consideration of the status, situation extant, reality.Rate it:
be the way to goRepresent the best of all possible options or courses of action; pre-eminate over all other choices or alternatives.Rate it:
be there forTo be available to provide comfort and support for someone, especially in a period of difficulty.Rate it:
be there or be squareUsed to encourage someone to go somewhere.Rate it:
be upbe happyRate it:
be up againstTo be challenged by someone or something stronger than oneself.Rate it:
be-all and end-allSomething considered to be of the utmost importance; something essential or ultimate.Rate it:
beam upTo be teleported over a long distance by means of a specific imaginary technology, specifically from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship.Rate it:
beam upTo teleport another person or object in the same manner.Rate it:
bean counterA person, such as an accountant or financial officer, who is concerned with quantification, especially to the exclusion of other matters.Rate it:
bean queenA (usually white) man who is primarily attracted to Hispanic and Latino men.Rate it:
bear a handto make haste; to help quickly (used mostly in the imperative)Rate it:
bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.Rate it:
bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:
bear downTo intensify one's efforts.Rate it:
bear downWhen giving birth, to push.Rate it:
bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:
bear fruitTo succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task.Rate it:
bear hugwrestling holdRate it:
bear in mindRemember; consider; note.Rate it:
bear in withNearer.Rate it:
bear onTo influence, have an effect on.Rate it:
bear onTo be relevant to.Rate it:
bear outTo corroborate, prove, or confirm; to demonstrate; to provide evidence for.Rate it:
bear outshow it br trueRate it:
bear the bruntTo endure the worst part of something.Rate it:
bear upTo sail close to the wind.Rate it:

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