Found 59 phrases starting with V:


vaca de otra laderaAlgo o alguien que no esta en su sitio - cosa o persona que no esta en su lugar; que no pertenece.Rate it:
vale of tearsA symbolic "valley of tears"; meaning the world and the sorrows felt through life. Similar to the Old Testament Psalm 23's reference to the "valley of the shadow of death", the phrase implies that sadness is part of the physical world (i.e. part of human experience).Rate it:
valley of deathDeath; or a place or period where death is impending.Rate it:
valley of deathLord Alfred Tennyson, The Charge of the Light Brigade.Rate it:
valley of deathThe phase of a startup business beginning with the entrepreneur's fulltime commitment to it and ending when the business has achieved sustainable cash flow.Rate it:
valley of the shadow of deathValleys on earth one must walk through, that is, part of the human experience.Rate it:
vamp or a trampAn individual of dual presence in manner of dress, demeanor, speech, body language.Rate it:
vamp upTo repair; mendRate it:
vamp upTo remakeRate it:
vamp upTo make up; inventRate it:
variable tandem repeat locusAny DNA sequence that exists in multiple copies strung together in various tandem lengths.Rate it:
variety is the spice of lifeVariety is what makes life interestingRate it:
vaulting schoolUsed other than as an idiom: see vaulting, school. (A place where one learns to vault.)Rate it:
vaulting schoolA brothel.Rate it:
ve haf vays of making you talkA catchphrase, usually delivered in a mock German accent, implying a threat of torture to extract information.Rate it:
veg outTo relax by not moving much.Rate it:
vel non"or not"Rate it:
vel sim.Or the like; or similar.Rate it:
velvet handcuffsUsed other than as an idiom: see velvet, handcuffs.Rate it:
velvet handcuffsGolden handcuffs: any arrangement designed to provide favorable benefits or pay so as to discourage a participant from wanting to leave it.Rate it:
veni, vidi, viciUsed to refer to belligerence.Rate it:
venire contra factum propriumNo one may set himself in contradiction to his own previous conduct.Rate it:
venus flytrapinsect-eating plantRate it:
verbal assaultOral or written speech that creates, or is intended to create, a fear of physical harmRate it:
verbal assaultOften used other than as an idiom: an assault that is verbal.Rate it:
verbum satUsed to bring something to a conclusion, implying that further comment is unadvisable or unneeded.Rate it:
verge onTo approach or come close to something; to border or be on the edge of something.Rate it:
vertically challengedOf a person, short.Rate it:
very goodUsed other than as an idiom: very good.Rate it:
very goodUsed as acknowledgement of receipt of one's orders.Rate it:
very wellUsed other than as an idiom: see very, well.Rate it:
very wellUsed to weaken the effect of certain modal verbs.Rate it:
very wellIndicating acceptance, often with resignation or acquiescence, of a statement or situation.Rate it:
vest bustera handgun cartridge that can fully penetrate a contemporary bulletproof vest.Rate it:
vibe outTo lose oneself in music.Rate it:
vicar of brayA person who changes their beliefs and principles to stay popular with people above them is a Vicar of Bray. The religious upheavals in England from 1533 to 1559 and from 1633 to 1715 made it almost impossible for any individual to comply with the successive religious requirements of the state.Rate it:
vice squadpolice departmentRate it:
victory at seaOcean conditions very windblown and messy, possibly to the point of being inimical to surfing and other water sports.Rate it:
vide infrasee belowRate it:
vide suprasee aboveRate it:
vim and vigorenergetic spirit, zeal, vitalityRate it:
virgin territoryBy extension, ideas or concepts or activities that have not yet been tried, explored or developed.Rate it:
virgin territoryLand that has never been explored or developed.Rate it:
Virtue is her own rewardAlternative form of virtue is its own rewardRate it:
virtue is its own rewarda good deed is its own rewardRate it:
viviparous lizardUsed other than as an idiom: see viviparous, lizard.Zootoca vivipara, known as the common lizard in its relatively northerly Eurasian range.Rate it:
viviparous lizardZootoca vivipara, known as the common lizard in its relatively northerly Eurasian range.Rate it:
voice boxlarynxRate it:
voice in the wildernessA person, publication, or other source of assertions that expresses an opinion, doctrine, or point of view which is ignored or rejected by almost all others; the actual utterance of an unpopular opinion, doctrine, or point of view.Rate it:
voice in the wildernessAn influential religious personage, especially one who makes prophetic utterances.Rate it:

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