Found 105 phrases starting with GR:


grab and goTo get something quickly.Rate it:
grab bagA gift, purchase, etc. whose contents are concealed until after a selection is made.Rate it:
grab bagAny random assortment, selection or possibility.Rate it:
grab by the lapelsTo exert control (over something)Rate it:
grace periodA length of time during which rules or penalties do not take effect or are withheld.Rate it:
gradea mark of quality, used to mark schoolwork, grades go from a+ to u, also can be used on meat products to show quality of meatRate it:
grain of saltA bit of common sense and skepticism. Generally used in some form of to take with a grain of salt.Rate it:
grammar NaziA person who habitually corrects or criticizes the language usage of others.Rate it:
granaryA fertile, grain-growing region.Rate it:
granaryA storage facility for grain or sometimes animal feed.Rate it:
grand pianomusical instrumentRate it:
grand poobahA person who is important or high-ranking.Rate it:
grand schemeUsed other than as an idiom: see grand, scheme.Rate it:
grand schemeThe totality of the situation approached objectively; the big picture.Rate it:
grand totalThe entire or final sum.Rate it:
grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.Rate it:
granny dumpingthe abandonment of an elderly relative in a public place, e.g. a hospital.Rate it:
granny smithappleRate it:
granny-bashingassault or abuse of elderly persons.Rate it:
grappledEngage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle. passersby grappled with the man after the knife attack synonyms: wrestle, struggle, tussle, brawl, fight, scuffle, battleRate it:
grasp all, lose allone who wants everything, may lose it allRate it:
grasp at strawsTo guess randomly at or pursue any apparent option, as due to lack of options or information.Rate it:
grasp the nettleTo act boldly, especially when there are short-term adverse consequences.Rate it:
grass rootsPeople and society at the local level rather than at the national centre of political activity.Rate it:
grass rootsThe essential foundation or source of something.Rate it:
grass skirtpolynesian garmentRate it:
grass snakereptileRate it:
grass tops(idiomatic) Of, related to, or involving local influential figures.Rate it:
grass topsplural form of grass topRate it:
grass topsPeople in a position of power or influence at a local level.Rate it:
grass widowA divorcée..Rate it:
grass widowA married woman whose husband is away.Rate it:
grass widowA mother out of wedlock.Rate it:
grass widowerA divorcé..Rate it:
grass widowerA married man whose wife is away.Rate it:
grasstopsOf, related to, or involving local influential figures.Rate it:
grasstopsplural form of grasstopRate it:
grasstopsPeople in a position of power or influence at a local level.Rate it:
grateA horizontal metal grille through which water, ash, or small objects can fall, while larger objects cannot.Rate it:
gratuitous violenceThe artificial depiction of excessive violence.Rate it:
gratuitous violenceViolence that is not justified.Rate it:
gravitationally challengedOf a person, fat.Rate it:
gravitationally challengedOf a person, having a poor sense of balance; subject to intervals of dizziness.Rate it:
gravy boatcrockery itemRate it:
gravy trainA gorging on luxuries, since someone else foots the bill.Rate it:
gravy trainAn occupation or any lucrative endeavor that generates considerable income whilst requiring little effort and carrying little risk.Rate it:
gray areaA part that is not clear or certain; something that is open to interpretation.Rate it:
grease monkeyA mechanic, often with the specific connotation of an automobile mechanic.Rate it:
grease paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:
grease someone's palmTo bribe a person.Rate it:

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