Found 709 phrases starting with W:


walk on eggshellsTo be overly careful in dealing with a person or situation because they get angry or offended very easily; to try very hard not to upset someone or something.Rate it:
walk on the wild sideAn occasion or incident involving adventurous, risky, or morally questionable behavior.Rate it:
walk on the wild sideTo behave in an adventurous, risky, or morally questionable manner.Rate it:
walk on waterTo be able to perform god-like or superhuman feats.Rate it:
walk outTo stage a walkout or strike.Rate it:
walk outTo leave suddenly, especially as a form of protest.Rate it:
walk out onTo abandon or desert someone, especially a spouse.Rate it:
walk overUsed other than as an idiom: to walk over.Rate it:
walk overTo gain an easy victory.Rate it:
walk overTo dominate, treat (someone) as inferior.Rate it:
walk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:
walk the dogTake a dog for a walkRate it:
walk the dogperform a trick where the yo-yo rolls on the ground, attached to the stringRate it:
walk the dogPerform a trick where the ball rolls down the shaft, and then is caught in the head of the lacrosse stick.Rate it:
walk the lineConform to rules, protocol, commands, the usual, the sensible, the customary.Rate it:
walk the lineTo behave in an authorized or socially accepted manner, especially as prescribed by law or morality; to exercise self-control.Rate it:
walk the lineTo maintain an intermediate position between contrasting choices, opinions, etc..Rate it:
walk the lineTo mark or secure a boundary by walking along it.Rate it:
walk the lineTo participate in the procession at a graduation ceremony; to graduate.Rate it:
walk the plankTo be forced to resign from a position in an organization.Rate it:
walk the talkTo do what one said one could do, or would do, not just making empty promises. To walk one's talk is to be innocent of hypocrisy.Rate it:
walk the walkAct competently, like an expert.Rate it:
walk throughUsed other than as an idiom: walk through.Rate it:
walk throughTo explain someone something, step by step.Rate it:
walk throughTo rehearseRate it:
walk throughTo perform something with ease.Rate it:
walked out onTo abandoned; to desertRate it:
walked out onTo abandoned; to desertRate it:
walked out onTo abandoned; to desertRate it:
walking on airvery happyRate it:
wall inTo enclose by surrounding with walls.Rate it:
wall of silenceStrict secretiveness maintained by the members of a group with respect to information which might be contrary to their interests, especially information concerning questionable actions by members of the group.Rate it:
wall offTo separate with a wall.Rate it:
Wall Street American financial markets, financial institutions as a whole, or by extension, big-business interests.Rate it:
wall to wall carpetsfloor coveringsRate it:
wall upTo seal with a wall.Rate it:
wallow in self pityPity for oneself. Especially exaggerated or self-indulgent pity where you believe that you are the victim who has done no wrong and is deserving of condolence from everyone.Rate it:
wallow in the mireUsed other than as an idiom. To roll around in mud or dirtRate it:
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walls have earsThere is a risk of being heard, so pay attention to what you say.Rate it:
waltz matildaTo travel with a swag; that is, with one's belongings wrapped in a cloth.Rate it:
wank offTo masturbate.Rate it:
wank offTo sexually stimulate another's penis.Rate it:
wanker's crampAn ache in the wrist caused by repetitive movements.Rate it:
wanna 'take a spin?Take a ride in car, Take a SPIN in MY J-3 Taylor Cub Airplane?Rate it:
want outTo want to leave something.Rate it:
wanton kittens make sober catsPeople who are unruly and reckless in youth may nevertheless turn out to be responsible adults.Rate it:
war brideA company or individual whose business is increased by warfare.Rate it:
war brideA woman who marries a man who is on active duty military in wartime.Rate it:
war of nervesWarfare or other physical conflict in which one or more combatting parties use especially demoralizing and frightening tactics to attempt to unnerve their opponents.Rate it:

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