Search results for peace and quiet

We've found 1,790 phrases for peace and quiet:Sort:PopularA - Z


peace and quietTranquility; freedom from stress or interruptions.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
quiet downTo become quieter.
(5.00 / 8 votes)
quiet downTo reduce intensity of an activity.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
keep quietRemain silent.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
keep quietTo refrain from talking about something; to keep a secret.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
quiet as a mouseVery quiet, so as to not be heard
(0.00 / 0 votes)
quiet downTo make someone or something become quieter.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
so quiet one can hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
so quiet one could hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
at peaceDead.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
at peaceFree of worries; peaceful.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
at peace withNot disturbed or upset by.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
at peace withNot menacing or hostile toward.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
hold one's peaceTo refrain from speaking; to be silent.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
keep the peaceTo maintain order in a volatile situation.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
make peaceTo end hostilities; to reach a peace agreement.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
make peaceTo settle a dispute or disagreement.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
make peaceTo initiate or resume a cordial relationship after a period of animosity.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
make peaceTo accept something, especially if it is considered unfavourable.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
speak now or forever hold your peaceSay something now or don't say anything at all.
(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 something for them.
(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.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.
(5.00 / 1 vote)
bells and whistlesExtra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.
(5.00 / 1 vote)
bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.
(5.00 / 1 vote)
by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amounts
(5.00 / 1 vote)
fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.
(5.00 / 1 vote)
a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
a gentleman and a scholarAn admirable person.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.
(4.00 / 1 vote)
to and froTo go back and forth; to alternate.
(3.50 / 2 votes)
all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.
(3.00 / 1 vote)
all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing little
(3.00 / 1 vote)
between scylla and charybdisSimilar in meaning to between a rock and a hard place.
(3.00 / 1 vote)
early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.
(3.00 / 1 vote)
at sixes and sevensIn a state of dispute or disagreement.
(1.00 / 1 vote)
kicking and screamingWith extreme reluctance.
(1.00 / 1 vote)
a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
a little bit of bread and no cheesethe song of the yellowhammer.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
a scholar and a gentlemanAn admirable person.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
above and beyondMore than is expected or required.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
again and againRepeatedly.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
alive and kickingHealthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.
(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

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


The Web's Largest Resource for

Phrases, Verbs & Idioms


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network