Search results for brick and mortar

We've found 1,918 phrases for brick and mortar:Sort:PopularA - Z


brick and mortarUsed other than as an idiom: see brick, and, mortar.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
brick and mortarBuildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
brick and mortarBuildings, especially domestic housing.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
brick by brickTo create or build something in a steady, step-by-step fashion.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bricks and mortarUsed other than as an idiom: see bricks, and, mortar.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bricks and mortarAlternative form of brick and mortar.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
brick upTo block by masonry, particularly using bricks.Rate it:

(5.00 / 6 votes)
brick houseA voluptuous woman with a large rotund buttocks and bust.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
brick houseUsed other than as an idiom: A house or type of construction made of bricks or blockss of masonry.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
brick into enclose with bricksRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
brick in one's hatdrunkenness.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
brick wallAn obstacle.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
built like a brick shithouseExceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
built like a brick shithouseOf a person, with an exceptionally well-developed chest.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
drop a brickUsed other than as an idiom: see drop, brick.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
drop a brickTo commit a faux pas, especially in speech, such as by tactlessly speaking of a subject that should not be mentioned.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
drop a brickAlternative form of drop a bombshell.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
have a brick in one's hatto be drunkRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
one brick short of a full loadNot mentally sound; insane.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
one brick short of a full loadStupid.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
shit a brickTo react strongly or excessively, especially in anger or fear.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
swim like a bricknot able to swimRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
thick as a brickstupid; slow to learn or understand.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
yellow brick roadA proverbial path to a Promised Land of one's hopes and dreams.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

(3.33 / 3 votes)
give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

(1.50 / 2 votes)
all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
bells and whistlesExtra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
bread-and-butterUsed other than as an idiom: see bread, and, butter.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amountsRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

(5.00 / 2 votes)
fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
here and thereFrom time to time.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
raining cats and dogsRaining heavilyRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

(4.50 / 2 votes)
early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

(4.33 / 3 votes)
safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

(4.33 / 3 votes)
a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!