Found 1,070 phrases starting with W:


W5Alternative form of W⁵Rate it:
wack outTo become deranged.Rate it:
WADAcronym of works as designed.Rate it:
wade inTo interrupt someone, or a situation, by doing or saying something abruptly, or forcefully, and usually without thinking about the consequences.Rate it:
wade throughTo do a boring, repetitive research task.Rate it:
waft offTo shoo by wafting with the hands.Rate it:
wag the dogTo divert negative political attention by use of a military operation.Rate it:
wage warA figurative allusion to pay discrepancies.Rate it:
WAIInitialism of Web Accessibility InitiativeRate it:
wail onTo strike an opponent heavily and repeatedly in a fight.Rate it:
wail onTo beat heavily on anything.Rate it:
wait forTo wait until the specified event occurs.Rate it:
wait forTo await the arrival of.Rate it:
wait for itUsed to draw attention to and build suspense, often ironically, for a remark to come.Rate it:
wait for the ball to dropTo wait in expectation of an occurrence.Rate it:
wait for the other shoe to dropTo await a seemingly inevitable event, especially one which is not desirable.Rate it:
wait for the other shoe to dropTo defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.Rate it:
wait in the wingsto be about to become important or centralRate it:
wait onTo wait for an event.Rate it:
wait onTo wait for a person to do something.Rate it:
wait onTo serve someone.Rate it:
wait onTo attend; to go to see; to visit on business or for ceremony.Rate it:
wait onTo follow, as a consequence; to await.Rate it:
wait onTo attend to; to perform.Rate it:
wait onTo fly above its master, waiting till game is sprung; said of a hawk.Rate it:
wait on hand and footTo attend to every need, to the point of excess.Rate it:
wait on hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:
wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:
wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:
wait outTo wait through (something); wait (through) till the end; patiently endure.Rate it:
wait upTo stay awake waiting for somebody to return.Rate it:
wait upWait.Rate it:
wait uponTo wait on; to serve.Rate it:
wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:
waiting gameA strategy or course of action in which one or more parties refrain from direct action until circumstances change in their favor.Rate it:
wake upTo awaken.Rate it:
wake upTo awaken somebody.Rate it:
wake upTo become more aware of a real-life situation; to concentrate on the matter in hand.Rate it:
wake up and die rightget a gripRate it:
wake up and smell the ashesSynonym of wake up and smell the coffeeRate it:
wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.Rate it:
wake up on the wrong side of bedTo feel grumpy, irritable; to be easily annoyed.Rate it:
walk a mile in someone's shoesTo experience what someone has experienced.Rate it:
walk a tightropeTo undertake a precarious course of action.Rate it:
walk all overUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, all, over.Rate it:
walk all overTo dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.Rate it:
walk all overTo easily beat a competitor in a contest; to win without much effort.Rate it:
walk and chew gum at the same timeTo do something very easy.Rate it:
walk aroundTo walk with no real planned destination, but to just walk, to meander "around".Rate it:
walk awayUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, away.Rate it:

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