Found 1,012 phrases starting with A:

a brand new meOne can forge a complete new outlook, launch a personal renaissance by enrolling in self improvement courses or agendas.Rate it:
a 'lotta baloney'Depression Expression judging a statement, assertion or a description as being much similar as slices of 'bologna':Rate it:
a bad carpenter blames his toolsAlternative form of a bad workman always blames his tools.Rate it:
a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:
a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.Rate it:
a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:
a bean counterOne whom keeps track of minute details. One whom counts trivialities and overlooks the major items of the moment.Rate it:
a big blow hardOne whom exaggerates, over emphasizes personal prowess and accomplishments.Rate it:
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:
a bit iffyTo experience concern, reflect nervousness, have misgivings, expect possible dire results.Rate it:
a bit muchMore than is reasonable.Rate it:
a bleeding heartA bleeding hearts represents an individual whom forgives readily, overlooks irrationality, readily overlooks whiners.Rate it:
a blessing and a curseSomething that is both a benefit and a burden, or that may seem initially beneficial but also brings unforeseen negative consequencesRate it:
a boon and a baneSomething that is both a benefit and an affliction.Rate it:
a boon or a baneSomething that can be either a benefit or an affliction.Rate it:
a bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:
a bright futureAn uplifting, reassuring, self fulfilling, confident outlook relative to a major change, opportunity, circumstance, windfall, inheritance, promotion which provides all elemental criteria for a bright future.Rate it:
a camel is a horse designed by a committeeAn expression critical of committeesRate it:
a camel is a horse made by a committeeAlternative form of a camel is a horse designed by a committee.Rate it:
a cat can look at a kingAlternative form of a cat may look at a king.1982, A J Ayer, Rate it:
a cat in gloves catches no miceOne cannot get what one wants by being cautious, one must use aggression to get it.Rate it:
a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superiorRate it:
a chain is only as strong as its weakest linkAn organization (especially a process or a business) is only as strong or powerful as its weakest person. A group of associates is only as strong as its laziest member.Rate it:
a closed mouth gathers no feetOne who does not speak can be certain he won't say anything embarrassing.Rate it:
a cloud of uncertaintySuspicion as to the reliability, dependability, or trustworthiness. Usually a doubt surfacing as a result of ominous circumstances.Rate it:
a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:
a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:
a cut aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:
a cut belowInferior to; of a lower quality than.Rate it:
a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:Rate it:
a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:
a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:
a different ballparkSomething totally unrelated or of a vastly different scale or scope.Rate it:
a dime a dozensomething very plentiful, common, and therefore, inexpensive.Rate it:
a dime's worthAn insignificant amount.Rate it:
a drop in the bucketAn effort or action having very little overall influence, especially as compared to a huge problem.Rate it:
a drop in the oceanA drop in the bucket.Rate it:
a dumb priest never got a parish(Irish) Those who fail to speak up fail to get what they want.Rate it:
a few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:
a fly by nightUnreliable or untrustworthy, especially in business or financial matters.Rate it:
a fly in the ointmentsomething that creates or introduces an impedimentRate it:
a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:
a fools' paradisefalse hopes for a foolish personRate it:
a force of ha itDo with regularityRate it:
a force to reckon withA competition or entity which is strong with experiences, trained personnel, good reputation, hundreds of successful projects.Rate it:
a fresh fucked fox in a forest fireSomething which is extremely hot, in any sense. Hot weather, sexual arousal, one who is wanted by the police, etc. are all described as "hotter than..." or "as hot as a fresh fucked fox in a forest fire",Rate it:
a friend in need is a friend indeedA true friend is one who helps you when you are in need.Rate it:
a gentleman and a scholarAn admirable person.Rate it:
a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:
a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.Rate it:

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