Found 93 phrases starting with WO:


wobei die mächtigen auch von nichts anderem getrieben sind als von der angstAnderem groß geschrieben, man kRate it:
woe betidebad things will happen toRate it:
wolf downQuickly and without regard for table manners.Rate it:
wolf in sheep's clothingGrammar school stories told of the Wily wolf wearing a sheepskin costume as he stealthily circles the grazing sheep seeking to snatch a helpless little lamb in his sharp-toothed and drooling vicious jaws!Rate it:
wolf in sheep's clothingSomething harmful or problematic disguised as something peaceful or pleasant.Rate it:
wolfpackA family or other group of wild wolves.Rate it:
wolfpackDuring World War II, any of various marauding groups of submarines, especially German submarines that patrolled the North Atlantic and preyed upon merchant ships.Rate it:
wonder of wondersA happening, an event, a pleasing circumstance, results beyond one's wildest dream or expectation:Rate it:
wonder of wondersA happening, an event, a pleasing circumstance, results beyond one's wildest dream or expectation:Rate it:
woo backTo gain somebody back by wooing him or her.Rate it:
wooden marea wooden horse, a torture deviceRate it:
wooden spoonA spoon made from wood.Rate it:
wooden spoonAn ironic prize for finishing last in a competition.Rate it:
wooden spoonkitchen utensilRate it:
wooden-topUniformed police officers.Rate it:
word for wordusing exactly the same words, verbatimRate it:
word of mouthVerbal means of passing of information.Rate it:
word on the streetThe rumour or news going around on the street.Rate it:
word on the wireThe rumour or news going around on the Internet, in business, on the street, or in social circles.Rate it:
word playUsed other than as an idiom: see word, play.Rate it:
word playA technique in which the nature of the words used become part of the subject of the work, such as puns, phonetic mix-ups such as spoonerisms, obscure words and meanings, clever rhetorical excursions, oddly formed sentences, and telling character names.Rate it:
word to the wiseA piece of advice.Rate it:
word-for-wordUsing exactly the same words (as were originally used).Rate it:
words of one syllableSimple, clear, straightforward language; blunt language.Rate it:
work 'im over!To give someone heavy criticism, 'dress him down', 'read him out', let him know 'who's the boss'!Rate it:
work against the clockTo work very quickly because you know you only have a very limited period of time to do something.Rate it:
work around the clockTo work all day and all night without a break, because it is imperative to finish something.Rate it:
work atTo make a physical or mental effort to progress some specified task.Rate it:
work like a charmworks great - exactly as expectedRate it:
work like a horseTo work very hard; toilRate it:
work nightsTo work, nights, as a prostitute.Rate it:
work nightsUsed other than as an idiom: see work, nights.Rate it:
work one's arse offWork excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:
work one's butt offTo work very hard or to excess.Rate it:
work one's fingers to the boneWork especially hard, usually for an extended period.Rate it:
work one's magicTo achieve something favourable and desired through the application of special skills, talents, or expertise.Rate it:
work one's tail offWork excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:
work outTo do exercises, especially physical.Rate it:
work outTo calculate.Rate it:
work outTo make sense of.Rate it:
work outTo extract gradually.Rate it:
work outTo conclude with the correct solution.Rate it:
work outTo succeed.Rate it:
work outTo habitually exercise rigorously, especially by lifting weights, in order to increase strength or muscle mass or maintain fitness.Rate it:
work overTo physically attack someone to cause them injury.Rate it:
work overTo improve a prototype, or first draft.Rate it:
work smarter, not harderIt's better to be wise than vigorous.Rate it:
work someone's arse offAlternative form of work someone's ass off.Rate it:
work someone's ass offTo work excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:
work spouseA man or woman in the workplace with whom one shares a special relationship having bonds similar to those of a marriage: special confidences, loyalties, shared jokes and experiences, and unusual degree of honesty or openness.Rate it:

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