Found 757 phrases starting with F:


fair-haired boySomeone's favourite, especially a young one, a blue-eyed boy (British), (Australian)Rate it:
fair-weather friendOne who is friendly, helpful, or available only when it is advantageous or convenient to be so.Rate it:
faith can move mountainsa strong, fervent belief in one's capability goes a long way in successful accomplishment of a taskRate it:
faith will move mountainsBelief in oneself (read sometimes as belief in God) can help one overcome any hurdle in life's path.Rate it:
fall aboutlaugh uncontrollablyRate it:
fall about the placeto laugh uncontrollablyRate it:
fall apartTo break into pieces through being in a dilapidated state.Rate it:
fall apartTo be emotionally in crisis.Rate it:
fall at the last hurdleTo fail near the end of something.Rate it:
fall awayTo cease to support a person or cause.Rate it:
fall backTo retreat.Rate it:
fall behindTo be progressively below average in performance.Rate it:
fall between the cracksTo wind up in an unexpected situation which is, inadvertently, invisible to or not handled by whatever process one had hoped to be subject to; to be overlooked.Rate it:
fall between two stoolsTo attempt two tasks and fail at both, when either one could have been accomplished singly.Rate it:
fall by the waysideTo fail to be completed, particularly for lack of interest; to be left out.Rate it:
fall downTo fall to the ground.Rate it:
fall downTo collapse.Rate it:
fall forTo be fooled; to walk into a trap or respond to a scam or trick.Rate it:
fall forTo fall in love with somebody.Rate it:
fall forbe deceived byRate it:
fall foulTo collide; to conflict with; to attack (+ on, of, upon)Rate it:
fall foulTo be defeated or thwarted (by); to suffer ( + of)Rate it:
fall from graceThe loss of one's current social position, prestige, status, power, etc.Rate it:
fall from graceTo lose God's favour through sins or wrongdoings.Rate it:
fall from graceTo fall from one's current social position to something lower, to lose one's prestige, status or power.Rate it:
fall guyscapegoatRate it:
fall inTo collapse inwards.Rate it:
fall inOf a soldier, to get into position in a rank.Rate it:
fall in lineC. 2004, Career Soldiers, "Won't Waste My Life".Rate it:
fall in lineTo submit to the rules of a higher authority; obey; conform.Rate it:
fall in withTo join a group of people.Rate it:
fall in withTo accept a set of generally agreed rules, or a suggestion.Rate it:
fall intoTo go into something by falling.Rate it:
fall intoWithout having planned it.Rate it:
fall intoTo be classified as; to fall under.Rate it:
fall into one's lapTo receive something that one desires with little or no effort.Rate it:
fall into placeTo assume a clear and complete form when separate elements come together; to be realised.Rate it:
fall offTo become detached or to drop from.Rate it:
fall offTo diminish in size or value.Rate it:
fall offA hip hop term; to completely lose the plot in terms of artistic direction.Rate it:
fall off a truckOf an item of merchandise, to come into a person's possession without having been paid for; to be acquired illegally.Rate it:
fall off the back of a lorryOf an item of merchandise, to come into a perons's possession without having been paid for; to have been acquired illegally.Rate it:
fall off the back of a truckOf an item of merchandise, to come into a person's possession without having been paid for; to have been acquired illegally.Rate it:
fall off the turnip truckTo be naive, uninformed, or unsophisticated, in the manner of a rustic person.Rate it:
fall off the wagonTo cease or fail at a regimen of self-improvement or reform; to lapse back into an old habit or addiction.Rate it:
fall onTo experience; to suffer; to fall upon.Rate it:
fall on deaf earsOf a request, complaint, etc, to be ignored.Rate it:
fall on one's faceTo fail, especially in a dramatic or particularly decisive manner.Rate it:
fall on one's swordTo commit suicide by allowing one’s body to drop onto the point of one’s sword..Rate it:
fall on one's swordTo resign from a job or other position of responsibility, especially when pressured to do so.Rate it:

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