Found 710 phrases starting with W:

wet one's whistleTo have a drink; to quench one's thirst.Rate it:
wet planketA wet planket is a person who daunt othersRate it:
wet the bedTo urinate in one's bed (during sleep).Rate it:
wet the bedTo go bad, to fail (said of machines; a euphemism for shit the bed).Rate it:
whack-a-moleThe practice of trying to stop something that persistently occurs in an apparently random manner at the point where the occurrence is noticed, such as terminating spammers' e-mail accounts or closing pop-up advertisement windows.Rate it:
whale onTo strike an opponent heavily and repeatedly in a fight.Rate it:
whale onTo beat heavily on anything.Rate it:
whale tailUsed other than as an idiom: The tail of a whale.Rate it:
whale tailAn unintentional display of a thong etc above the waistband of trousers etc.Rate it:
whale tailAn automotive spoilerRate it:
whale the tar outa him!Act of Beating Someone! 'Slap 'im-UP To A Fair Thee Well!"Rate it:
what aboutGive consideration to.Rate it:
what are the oddsUsed to express surprise for an unlikely outcome.Rate it:
what did your last slave die ofUsed to indicate that someone is being bossy and/or demanding, usually to an unreasonable extent.Rate it:
what do i knowImplies that a statement is based on a guess or assumption rather than on knowledge or evidence.Rate it:
what do you sayUsed to ask someone if they are willing to do something.Rate it:
what do you sayUsed to ask or remind a child to say a polite expression.Rate it:
what doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:
what dogWhen thy try to arceth upRate it:
what else is newImplies that the situation is and always has been unsatisfactory.Rate it:
what forAn unspecified punishment or rebuke.Rate it:
what forFor what reason; why.Rate it:
what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:
what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:
what has been seen cannot be unseenRepulsive, disturbing, or horrific sights can never be erased from memory once they have been seen.Rate it:
what in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:
what in tarnationused to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:
what is moreFurthermore, or in addition, moreover.Rate it:
what it says on the tinExactly what is described or what one would expect from the name.Rate it:
what it takesEverything that is required.Rate it:
what me worryAs an interrogatory, indicative of a nonchalant attitude towards potential criticism, not caring about what other people think, confident and self-possessed.Rate it:
what notSomething of the kind, whateverRate it:
what of itSo what? Who cares? Expresses disinterest, disregard or lack of concern.Rate it:
what on earthUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:
what someone saidUsed to indicate agreement, as if one would have wanted to say what a previous speaker has said, without change or qualificationRate it:
what the devilUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:
what the dickensEuphemism for what the Devil, used to add emphasis to "what" when beginning a question.Rate it:
what the world ?What in the world is going on here?Rate it:
what was someone smokingUsed to express surprise about someone's uncharacteristic or whacky, offbeat past actions.Rate it:
what was thatUsed other than as an idiom: see what, was, that.Rate it:
what was thatWhat did you just say?Rate it:
what will be, will beWhatever it comes to be, it will be accepted. One must accept the outcome.Rate it:
what withOwing to; because of; as a result of.Rate it:
what you see is what you getThe image corresponds to the reality.Rate it:
what you see is what you getThe screen image resembles the printed output.Rate it:
what's cookingWhat's happening?; what's going on?; how are you?.Rate it:
what's done is doneEvents that have already taken place cannot be changed and actions that have already been committed cannot be undone, so it is best not to dwell on them.Rate it:
what's eatingWhat is wrong? What is the problem (with somebody)? Inquired of somebody who is upset, worried, angry, etc.Rate it:
what's eating somebody? Inquired of somebody who is upset, worried, angry, etc.Rate it:
what's eating youWhat is annoying or bothering you?.Rate it:

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