Found 1,042 phrases starting with A: Page #10

all sixes and ninesIn a state of confusion in which everything takes on an opposite meaningRate it:
all sizzle and no steakA thing or person which fails to measure up to its description or advanced promotion.Rate it:
all students take calculusA mnemonic for the sign values of all the trigonometric functions in the two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system. The initial letters ASTC — for all, sine, tangent, cosine — signify which of the functions are positive, in the order of the quadrants, starting at the top right and moving counterclockwise.Rate it:
all systems goEverything is ready.Rate it:
all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:
all talk and no ciderAll talk and no results.Rate it:
all thatVery.Rate it:
all that glisters is not goldAlternative form of all that glitters is not gold.Rate it:
all that glitters is not goldThings that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so, things that look nice might not be as good as they look.Rate it:
All that Glitters is Not GoldA thing or a person that seems attractive at very first glance but actually worth nothingRate it:
all that jazzEverything else related to something; other similar things.Rate it:
all the marblesEverything; all that is to be had.Rate it:
all the rageVery fashionable and popular, like a craze.Rate it:
all the sameAnyway; nevertheless; nonetheless.Rate it:
all the tea in chinaSomething priceless or invaluable.Rate it:
all the timeAlways; constantly; for the complete duration.Rate it:
all the timeVery often; frequently.Rate it:
all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:
all the whileAt the same time as, usually over an extended period.Rate it:
all the world's a stagePeople have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre.Rate it:
all thereMentally competent; not absent-minded or insane.Rate it:
all thereUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see all,‎ there.Rate it:
all things being equalWithout considering or being affected by external factors.Rate it:
all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:
all things consideredDespite possible indications to the contrary.Rate it:
all things to all peopleSomeone or something that entirely satisfies the expectations of everyone, no matter how diverse and conflicting those expectations may be.Rate it:
All ThumbsUncomfortable for doing things, specifically with handsRate it:
all thumbsClumsy; awkward; not dextrous.Rate it:
all to smashRuined; bankrupt.Rate it:
all to the betterEven better.Rate it:
all toldWith everything included, counted or summed.Rate it:
all very wellAll right, to a certain extent.Rate it:
all very wellTrue, as far as it goes.Rate it:
all walks of lifeAll professions, lifestyles or social classes.Rate it:
all washed-upno longer successful, skillful, popular, or needed.Rate it:
all well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.Rate it:
all wetThoroughly soaked; drenched.Rate it:
all wetUtterly incorrect; erroneous; uninformed.Rate it:
all wool and a yard wideOf high quality.Rate it:
all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:
all y'allPlural form of you.Rate it:
all y'all'sPossessive of all y'all (standing in for all your).Rate it:
all your base are belong to usUsed to tout victory over an opponent, or simply as a humorous catchphrase.Rate it:
all's fair in love and warunpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict.Rate it:
all's oneIt is just the same; it makes no difference.Rate it:
all's well that ends wellProblems do not matter if things turn out well in the end.Rate it:
all-a-mortStruck dumb, confounded.Rate it:
all-a-mortSad; at death's door.Rate it:
all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:
all-over oneselfFeeling self-satisfied.Rate it:

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