Found 186 phrases starting with PO:


PO'dAnnoyed, irritated, angry; depressed, fed up.Rate it:
poacher turned gamekeeperA person who now works against the same people they once supported.Rate it:
poachers gunUsed other than as an idiom. poacher's gunRate it:
poachers gunA small bore shotgun hidden in a walking cane.Rate it:
pobody's nerfectAlternative form of nobody's perfectRate it:
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pocket dialA situation in which one's cellphone makes a call from one's back pocket when its buttons are inadvertently pressed.Rate it:
pocket dialA portable sundial of small size.Rate it:
pocket moneychild's allowanceRate it:
pocket-sizedsmall enough to fit into a pocketRate it:
pocket-sizedsmall-scale, downsizedRate it:
poetry in motionGraceful, fluid movement.Rate it:
point blankThe distance between a gun and a target such that it requires minimal effort in aiming it. In particular no allowance needs to be made for the effects of gravity, target movement or wind in aiming the projectile.Rate it:
point fingersTo accuse people of being responsible for something bad.Rate it:
point manIn combat, the soldier who takes point; the soldier who assumes the first and most exposed position in a combat military formation; the lead soldier/unit advancing through hostile or unsecured territory.Rate it:
point manA most trusted assistant or associate; the person to upon whom one would most rely.Rate it:
point of no returnThe point in an aircraft's flight when there is insufficient fuel to reverse direction and return to the place of origin.Rate it:
point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.Rate it:
point outTo identify with a bodily gesture, notably by pointing a finger or implement.Rate it:
point outTo tell, remind, indicate to someone.Rate it:
point the fingerTo accuse; to direct or imply blame.Rate it:
point the finger atTo accuse or blame.Rate it:
point upTo emphasise or stressRate it:
poisonA drink; liquor.Rate it:
poisonA substance that is harmful or lethal to a living organism.Rate it:
poisonSomething that harms a person or thing.Rate it:
poison penA usually intentionally rude, spiteful, and/or condescending piece of writing directed at a person, group, lifestyle, way of thought, or other target.Rate it:
poison tree bears poison fruitUnethical actions in the service of good intentions will have immoral or unethical consequences.Rate it:
poison-pen letterA missive which is malicious, insulting, and/or defamatory toward a person, organization, or point of view, especially one which is unsigned.Rate it:
poisoned chaliceA scheme or instrument for causing death or harm, especially one which eventually brings about the downfall of its creator; something which is initially regarded as advantageous but which is later recognized to be disadvantageous or harmful.Rate it:
poke aboutTo search for something, especially in an unorganized wayRate it:
poke alongTo move along very slowly.Rate it:
poke aroundTo search for something, especially in an unorganized wayRate it:
poke outTo be barely visible past an obstruction or obstructions; to protrude.Rate it:
poke outTo emerge from behind, in, or under something.Rate it:
poke outTo cause to protrude or emerge.Rate it:
poke outTo remove by poking.Rate it:
poke someone's eye outTo damage or harm someone's eye to the point that it can no longer see.Rate it:
pole up one's assAn extremely uptight personalityRate it:
poles apartTotally opposite.Rate it:
police beatUsed other than as an idiom: see police, beat.Rate it:
police beatA small police station, with a limited range of facilities, located in an officer's residence or in a shopping centre.Rate it:
polish a turdTo work on a time-consuming and ultimately pointless or impossible task.Rate it:
polish offOr liquor.Rate it:
polish offTo remove by polishing .Rate it:
Polish parliamentThe Sejm of the Republic of Poland.Rate it:
Polish parliamentA deliberative body institutionally unable to reach a decision.Rate it:
polish the appleIt was common for children to bring a nice apple to their teacher to enhance their public relations status: "Polish It For Better Relations"Rate it:
polish upTo polish something to make it shiny.Rate it:
polish upTo hone.Rate it:

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