Found 1,589 phrases starting with S:


second bananaA person who serves in a supporting, secondary, or subsidiary capacity; an assistant.Rate it:
second childhoodA childlike state in any adult, resulting from mental illness, trauma, or other conditions.Rate it:
second childhoodThe period or state of cognitive decline of an elderly person, characterized by childlike judgment and behavior.Rate it:
second fiddleA fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle.Rate it:
second fiddleA sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person.Rate it:
second fiddleThe person playing second fiddle.Rate it:
second gearThe second lowest gearing available from a gearbox.Rate it:
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second handusedRate it:
second natureA mindset, skill, or type of behavior so ingrained through habit or practice that it seems natural, automatic, or without a basis in conscious thought.Rate it:
second sightclairvoyanceRate it:
second stringIn sports, a unit of players that plays behind the first string.Rate it:
second stringNot as good; of a lower quality or condition.Rate it:
second-guessPresumably from trying to guess with second sight.Rate it:
second-guessPresumably from trying to improve with a second stab.Rate it:
secret agentspyRate it:
secret compartmenthidden storage spaceRate it:
see a manA bland euphemism to conceal one's true purpose.Rate it:
see a manTo go have a drink or to meet one's bootlegger.Rate it:
see a manTo take one's leave for some urgent purpose, especially to go to the bathroom.Rate it:
see a man about a dogUsed as an excuse for leaving without giving the real reason (especially if the reason is to go to the toilet, or to have a drink).Rate it:
see a man about a horseA message signaling one needs to go missing for a short while, for any reason, without giving a real explanation.Rate it:
see eye to eyeTo agree with someone; to concur; to get along.Rate it:
see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.Rate it:
see redTo be angry or irritated.Rate it:
see redTo receive a red card, and be dismissed from the playing field.Rate it:
see someone throughTo constitute ample supply for one for.Rate it:
see someone throughTo suffice for a time.Rate it:
see someone's pointTo comprehend the meaning that someone is trying to convey.Rate it:
see something throughTo fulfill a commitment.Rate it:
see starsTo experience apparent flashing lights in one's field of vision, especially after receiving a blow to the head.Rate it:
see the elephantTo witness something unexpected and awe-filling. [early 19th c. to Civil War]Rate it:
see the elephantUsed other than as an idiom: see see, the, elephant.Rate it:
see the forest for the treesTo discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the bigger picture, or the broader, more general situation. Generally used in the negative.Rate it:
see the lightTo gain an understanding of something previously not understood, especially in a sudden insight.Rate it:
see the lightTo undergo a spiritual conversion.Rate it:
see the pointTo understand someone's argument.Rate it:
see thingsTo have visual hallucinations.Rate it:
see throughTo be able to predict or read someone.Rate it:
see which way the cat jumpsTo delay taking action until something else happens first.Rate it:
see yellowTo receive a yellow card.Rate it:
see you laterA phrase used at parting, and not necessarily implying that the person being addressed will be seen later by the speaker.Rate it:
see you next tuesdayA euphemism for cunt.Rate it:
seeding on the rockEffort not worth doingRate it:
seeing is believingYou need to see something to believe it; visible facts cannot be denied.Rate it:
seek and ye shall findsomething can be found if it is looked for.Rate it:
seize the dayTo enjoy the present and not worry about the future; to live for the moment.Rate it:
seize the dayTo make the most of today by achieving fulfillment in a philosophical or spiritual sense.Rate it:
seize the day!Prepare to accept, resolve, complete, accomplish the challenges confronting your agendas:Rate it:
sellTo agree to transfer goods or provide services in exchange for money.Rate it:

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