Found 757 phrases starting with F:


Flying DutchmanA ghost ship.Rate it:
flying startAn especially good start.Rate it:
flying startThe start of a sports event in which the competitors are moving when they pass the starting line or initial jump point.Rate it:
flying visitA very short visit.Rate it:
fold one's tentTo withdraw, especially in a discreet manner; to disengage; to quit.Rate it:
fold upTo go out of business.Rate it:
fold upTo make or become more compact by folding.Rate it:
folk devilA person or type of person blamed by the public for various ills, as during a moral panic.Rate it:
follow in someone's footstepsTo follow the same path as someone.Rate it:
follow outTo finish; to complete, especially, of a commitment.Rate it:
follow suitTo follow an example; to imitate.Rate it:
follow suitTo play a card of the same suit as the previous or leading card.Rate it:
follow throughTo finish; to complete, especially, of a commitment.Rate it:
food chainA hierarchy.Rate it:
food chainThe feeding relationships between species in a biotic community.Rate it:
food for thoughtsomething worth contemplatingRate it:
fool awayto waste, squanderRate it:
fool withto be involved in a dangerous activityRate it:
fool's errandA foolish undertaking, especially one that is purposeless, fruitless, nonsensical, or certain to fail.Rate it:
fool's errandSuch an undertaking, assigned as a prank.Rate it:
fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:
fools rush in where angels fear to treadA person who does not plan ahead and think matters through becomes involved in risky or unfavorable situations which prudent people avoid.Rate it:
foot and mouthdisease of farm animalsRate it:
foot-in-mouth diseaseA tendency to make remarks that are embarrassingly wrong or inappropriate.Rate it:
footloose and fancy freeAble to do as one pleases, unconstrained by social ties or responsibilities.Rate it:
for a changeAs a departure from the usual.Rate it:
for a startfor one thing; as one rebutting factor among manyRate it:
for all intensive purposesFor all highly demanding purposes.[1].Rate it:
for all intensive purposesMisconstruction of “for all intents and purposes”.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10].Rate it:
for all intents and purposesFor every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking.Rate it:
for all one is worthIntensely, vigorously, with as much effort as one can supply.Rate it:
for all the worldEntirely, to all appearances.Rate it:
for chrissakeused to express annoyance or frustrationRate it:
for cryin' out loudDepression Expression of Admonishment, "Oh!, For Goodness Sakes, Why Carry-on Like That!"Rate it:
for crying out loudExpresses frustration, exasperation, or annoyance.Rate it:
for f**'s sakeAn expression of anger or frustration.Rate it:
for fuck's sakeAn expression of anger or frustration (abbreviation ffs or FFS)Rate it:
for goodForever; permanently.Rate it:
for good and allPermanently, forever.Rate it:
for good measureAs a precaution; just in case; added as an extra.Rate it:
for goodness' sakeThis interjection expresses frustration, exasperation, annoyance.Rate it:
for goodness' sakeThis interjection expresses surprise or amazement.Rate it:
for heaven's sakeExpresses frustration, exasperation, or annoyance.Rate it:
for keepsPermanently.Rate it:
for keepsTo compete seriously, with a strong resolve to win or succeed, as in sports or business.Rate it:
for keepsWith an agreement or intention to retain what one gains or receives.Rate it:
for kicksIn order to obtain pleasure or excitement; for fun.Rate it:
for mercy's sakeAn especially mild oathRate it:
for my moneyUsed to mark a statement made by the speaker as an opinion or something not known with certainty.Rate it:
for old times' sakeAn appeal to the nostalgia of prior experiences to convince someone to do something.Rate it:

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