Found 1,071 phrases starting with W:


when it rains, it poursIf a person encounters bad luck, more bad luck will follow.Rate it:
when it's at homePlainly; in plain English; when it comes down to it; at it's most basic level.Rate it:
when life gives you lemons, make lemonadeMake use of a new oppurtunityRate it:
when one door closes, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:
when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:
when one door closes, another opensWhen one opportunity is lost, another opportunity soon becomes available.Rate it:
when one door shuts, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:
when one door shuts, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:
when one door shuts, another opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:
when one's ship comes inWhen one makes a significant amount of money.Rate it:
when pigs flyNever.Rate it:
when push comes to shoveWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is critical or urgent; when the time has come for action, even if it is difficult.Rate it:
when the cat's awayPeople are likely to take advantage of the absence of authority or enforcement of compliance.Rate it:
when the cat's away the mice will playIn the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances.Rate it:
when the chips are downA difficult situation in which you are forced to decide what is important to you.Rate it:
when the chips are downWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is urgent or critical.Rate it:
when the dust settlesafter an active or heated period.Rate it:
when the going gets tough, the tough get goingin difficult times, it is the strong-willed who take action.Rate it:
when the going gets weird, the weird turn proIn times of change or upheaval, anyone can make a legitimate business from their own personal vision, however different it may be.Rate it:
when the shit hits the fanA reference to the messy consequences of a secret or private situation becoming public.Rate it:
when two sundays come together"When two Sundays come together/ meet" is used to talk about a situation that never occurs as two Sundays can never meet.Rate it:
when two Sundays meetneverRate it:
when you're up to your neck in alligators, it's easy to forget that the initial objective was to drain the swampOnly because it seems so urgent.Rate it:
when, as, and ifUsed to indicate the timing and contingency of some obligation in contracts, especially financial.Rate it:
whenever one turns aroundAlternative form of every time one turns aroundRate it:
where are the snows of yesteryearUsed to emphasize that life passes quickly.Rate it:
where are the toiletsAlternative form of where is the toiletRate it:
where are weWhat is our current location?Rate it:
where are we goingwhere are we going?Rate it:
where are youwhere are you?Rate it:
where are you fromIn which country or region were you born or raised?Rate it:
where are your parentswhere are your parents?Rate it:
where awayA query uttered by the officer of the deck as to the direction of an object sighted by the lookout.Rate it:
where can I find a hotelPlease direct me to a hotel.Rate it:
where do I sign upExpresses interest in doing something.Rate it:
where do you liveUsed to ask where the person lives.Rate it:
where do you live atAlternative form of where do you liveRate it:
where does it hurtAsked to find out where a wounded or ill person is feeling pain.Rate it:
where does this bus goUsed to ask where the bus is going.Rate it:
where does this train goUsed to ask where the train is going.Rate it:
where have you beenwhere have you been?Rate it:
where is the toiletDirect me to the restroom or WC.Rate it:
where it's atcool, trendyRate it:
where it's attrue, truthfulRate it:
where the puck is goingAlternative form of where the puck is headingRate it:
where the puck is headingWhere things are headed; to a predicted future state of things.Rate it:
where the shoe pinchesWhere the cause of trouble or difficulty is.Rate it:
where the sun doesn't shineAlternative form of where the sun don't shineRate it:
where the sun don't shineUp or in the anus.Rate it:
where there is a willEllipsis of where there is a will there is a wayRate it:

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