Found 1,299 phrases starting with T:


the fish rots from the headBad leaders damage an organization.Rate it:
the fix is inA process (for example, a court case) has been rigged behind the scenes and its outcome will not reflect true justice.Rate it:
the flying dutchmanlegendary ghost shipRate it:
the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:
the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you takeAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:
the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:
the girl said my condition is anatoriaWhen I leave my mother I get illRate it:
the good die youngWell-regarded people who are morally upright, kind, and beneficent tend to die at a younger age than do most people.Rate it:
the grass is always greener on the other sideOther circumstances seem more desirable than one's own but in reality are often notRate it:
the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the worldAlternative form of the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.Rate it:
the hand that rocks the cradle rules the worldWomen, particularly mothers, have a decisive influence on the future direction of society because they raise and nurture the next generation.Rate it:
the handbags come outA row intensifies; a dispute becomes heated.Rate it:
the hell out ofUsed as an intensifier.Rate it:
The Hell You Say?Depression Daze Ejaculation Offered In Response to Another's Astonishing, Earth Shaking, Unbelievable, Astounding 'Remark':Rate it:
the icing on the cakeSomething wonderful at the end of something good.Rate it:
the jig is upWhen one's plans, schemes, distractions, falsifications, feints, sleight of hand's, and 'dirty tricks' fail, one must admit.Rate it:
the jig is upAn expression used to mean "We have been caught out and have no defence", or if spoken to a person who's just been found out as the perpetrator of an offense, it means "You've been discovered.".Rate it:
the joke is on someoneThe person who made the joke himself became the subject of a joke.Rate it:
the law is a assAlternative form of the law is an ass.Rate it:
the law is an assThe law, as created by legislators or as administered by the justice system, cannot be relied upon to be sensible or fair.Rate it:
the long and shortThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features.Rate it:
the long and short of itThe most reasonable explanation, closest to the real facts in the matter.Rate it:
the long and short of itThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features; said of a summary or digest.Rate it:
the long arm of the lawThe body of law enforcement officers.Rate it:
The Lord works in mysterious waysAlternative form of God works in mysterious ways.Rate it:
the luck of the drawOne Draws Straws, WIN! OR LOSE!, It's The 'Luck Of The Draw!Rate it:
the manThe best man for a job.Rate it:
the manThe man gets you down.Rate it:
the manThe oppressive powers that be, including the government and corporations; the system, as coordinated outside of one’s control..Rate it:
the manYou’re the man!.Rate it:
the man in the streetaverage personRate it:
the man in the streettypical personRate it:
the map is not the territoryOur models of the world, and our sensations of the world, are not the true world.Rate it:
the marriage sank into prosinessMarriage was dull, uneventfulRate it:
the more the merrierIt is more fun with more people.Rate it:
the more things change, the more they stay the sameA proverb making the observation that turbulent changes do not affect reality on a deeper level other than to cement the status quo.Rate it:
the name of the gameThe overall purpose; the principal goal, or objective.Rate it:
the nose knowsDespite the addressee's belief that the speaker was unaware of something, the speaker, in fact, was already aware.Rate it:
the nut does not fall far fron the tree!The human demeanor, conduct, mannerisms, appearances, tendencies, genes, in many instances often closely resemble those of the immediate forbears.Rate it:
the old woman is plucking her gooseIt is snowing.Rate it:
the other dayRecently; lately; a few days ago.Rate it:
the pants offAn intensifier used with some transitive action verbs to indicate that the action is performed with thoroughness, vigor, or complete success.Rate it:
the pen is mightier than the swordMore influence and power can be usurped by writing than by fighting.Rate it:
the pick of the litterThe absolute best one has to offer.Rate it:
the pitsSomething miserable or unpleasant.Rate it:
the place to beA great, trendy, or perfectly suitable placeRate it:
the plot thickensUsed, often ironically, to describe an increasingly complex or mysterious situation.Rate it:
the proof is in the puddingAlternative form of the proof of the pudding is in the eating.Rate it:
the proof of the pudding is in the eatingThe only real test of something is as what it is intended to be used for.Rate it:
the qualityThe upper class, the high society, the gentry; the people of quality.Rate it:

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