Found 64 phrases starting with SC:


scandal sheetA tabloid newspaper containing gossip and sensational news stories pertaining especially to well-known people.Rate it:
scare out of one's witsTo frighten someone to such an extent that they behave irrationally.Rate it:
scare somebody to deathTo frighten someone very much.Rate it:
scare storyA rumour spread by a scaremonger in order to cause anxiety.Rate it:
scare straightTo frighten (someone) to such a degree that a significant improvement in behavior results.Rate it:
scare the bejeebers out ofTo thoroughly terrify.Rate it:
scare the pants off ofTo scare or startle thoroughly.Rate it:
scared as hellVery scared.Rate it:
scared shitlessVery scared, terrified.Rate it:
scared to deathExtremely frightened.Rate it:
scarf downTo eat something quickly.Rate it:
school of hard knocksAn education consisting of real-world experiences, especially harsh experiences.Rate it:
schoolboy errorA fundamental, simple mistake.Rate it:
scientia potentia estKnowledge is Power; with knowledge or education, one's potential or abilities in life will certainly increase.Rate it:
scissorbillAnd railroad term for someone who refused to join the union or who openly colluded with management to thwart the union.Rate it:
scissorbillSomeone considered contemptible or foolish.Rate it:
scissorbillThe black skimmer bird native to the Atlantic states, USA.Rate it:
scope outTo examine; to scout; to investigate; to check out.Rate it:
score offTo defeat (especially in an argument), get the better of, achieve a success over, gain an advantage or win points over, make a point to the detriment or at the expense of, make appear foolish. Sometimes with particle on (someone).Rate it:
score offTo delete or remove (especially from a list); to score out, strike out or strike off, cross out or cross off; to draw a line through.Rate it:
score offUsed other than as an idiom: see score, off. To score from.Rate it:
scotch broththick soupRate it:
scotch mistfine rainRate it:
scrape alongto barely be able to surviveRate it:
scrape offTo remove something by a scraping action.Rate it:
scrape the bottom of the barrelTo use the least desirable parts of something.Rate it:
scrape throughTo marginally manage to progress.Rate it:
scrape togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts , from various sources, with some difficulty.Rate it:
scratch one's headTo puzzle, ponder, or wonder about something.Rate it:
scratch thatTo disregard, omit, or ignore the previous statement.Rate it:
scratch the surfaceTo barely begin; to see or do only a fraction of what is possible.Rate it:
scratch togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts (especially of money), from various sources, with some difficultyRate it:
screamA form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.Rate it:
screamAn entertaingly outrageous person.Rate it:
screamUsed as an intensifier.Rate it:
scream bloody murderTo protest loudly or angrily.Rate it:
scream blue murderTo protest loudly or angrily.Rate it:
scream loudestTo complain or speak up with more intensity than others, especially in relation to a trivial matter.Rate it:
scream one's head offTo scream out to one's full capacityRate it:
screen outTo use a screen, grate, sieve or similar means to separate large from small objects or particles.Rate it:
screen outFiguratively, to exclude.Rate it:
screen testmovie auditionRate it:
screw backTo cue the cue ball in such a way as to impart backspin. On impact, the ball will follow a reverse trajectory according to the spin.Rate it:
screw itscrew itRate it:
screw offTo remove the lid of a jar or other container by unscrewing it.Rate it:
screw offTo fail to do one's work; to goof off.Rate it:
screw offTo go away at someone's urging; to bugger off.Rate it:
screw offTo urge someone to leave.Rate it:
screw the poochTo screw up; to fail in dramatic and ignominious fashion.Rate it:
screw thisscrew thisRate it:

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