Search results for daddy long-legs spider

We've found 179 phrases for daddy long-legs spider:Sort:PopularA - Z


long runAn extended period of time.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long screwdriverInterference (usually in military matters) by politicians.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long shotA master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long sincePast.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long tailUsed other than as an idiom: The tail of a distribution that represents the rare occurrence of extreme values..Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long tailSales made for less usual goods within a very large choice, which can return a profit through reduced marketing and distribution costs.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long timeUsed as part of greeting of two people who have not been in contact for a long time.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long time no hearI haven't heard from you for a long time.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long time no seeI haven't seen you for a long time.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
not longUsed other than as an idiom: see not, long.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
not longFairly recently.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
not long for this worldUnlikely to remain for much time.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
short reckonings make long friendsborrowed money should be paid back as soon as possibleRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
so long asDepending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; as long as.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
take a long walk on a short pierUsed to tell someone to go away, or that their request will not be met.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
the long and shortThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
the long and short of itThe most reasonable explanation, closest to the real facts in the matter.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
the long and short of itThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features; said of a summary or digest.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
the long arm of the lawThe body of law enforcement officers.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
baby-killera long-range Zeppelin bomberRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
ball upTo hunch over and pull in one's arms and legs.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
beam upTo be teleported over a long distance by means of a specific imaginary technology, specifically from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
lock upTo invest in something long term.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
year dotA very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
at lastAfter a long time; eventually.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
dust offTo use something after a long time without it.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
run onTo continue talking for a long time.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
stretch limolong carRate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
ancient historyThat which happened a long time ago and not worth discussing any more.Rate it:

(2.00 / 2 votes)
quick-and-dirtyDone or constructed in a hasty, approximate, temporarily adequate manner, but not exact, fully formed, or reliable for a long period of time.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
slip under the radarTo go unnoticed, especially for a long period of time.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
albatrossA long-term impediment, burden, or curse.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
around robin hood's barnThe long way around; a roundabout or circuitous route.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
backwaterTo vacillate on a long-held position.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beat the clockTo remain youthful; to live a long, healthy life.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bed blockerAn elderly hospitalized person who is too infirm to return home but not sufficiently ill to necessitate continued hospitalization, creating a situation in which his or her hospital stay is prolonged while authorities or relatives search for a suitable placement amid the scarce resources of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beddable[...] feminine, great body great legs great taste, trained and beddable, Jesus, how beddable.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
beef to the hoofFat, chubby, particularly with fat legs.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bend somebody's earTo bore; to talk too long.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bend someone's earTo bore; to talk too long, especially to one particular person.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bitter endThe end of a long and difficult process.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

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