Found 1,000 phrases starting with A:


amateur hourA situation or activity in which the participants show a lack of skill, sound judgment, or professionalism.Rate it:
ambassador of MoroccoA shoemaker.Rate it:
amber gamblerA driver of a road vehicle who accelerates when the traffic lights change from green to amber (instead of stopping, as required by law), gambling that no vehicle will cross his or her path; a driver who starts off when the traffic lights show red and amber together, but not yet green.Rate it:
amber nectarLager beer.Rate it:
amen curlerA parish clerk.Rate it:
American as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to American life; very American.Rate it:
American DreamA widespread determination by Americans to provide their children with a better upbringing than their parents were able to provide for them.Rate it:
American DreamA philosophy that with hard work, courage and determination, anyone can prosper and achieve success.Rate it:
an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.Rate it:
an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.Rate it:
an apple for the teacherChildren would curry favor with teacher by bringing nice apple to her desk:Rate it:
an army marches on its stomachYou must eat properly if you want to perform tasks well.Rate it:
an axe to grindA grievance, with implications of confrontation.Rate it:
an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:
an explosion of flavor!The reaction of the taste buds and the associated explosion of pleasant, sweet, toothsome, rewarding, overwhelming pleasurable response to food, drink or sweetmeats, desserts etc.Rate it:
an insult to one is an insult to allWhen individuals are insulted based on their characteristics, that insult also applies to everybody who shares them.Rate it:
an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with terms so attractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:
an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with the results of failing to accept so unattractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:
an old fuddy, duddyOne Whom Remains Stilted, Unwilling to React in an Up To The Moment Attitude; Dwells in the Past. Rejects modern approaches.Rate it:
an umbrella policyReference insurance terminology. An additional protection beyond the basic policy to cover the unusual, the vastly unpredictable, in a loss or damage incident.Rate it:
anaconda mortgageA loan arrangement in which all of the money borrowed from a lender, for whatever purpose, is secured by one's home, land, and other property.Rate it:
ancient historyThat which happened a long time ago and not worth discussing any more.Rate it:
ancient historyA period of history generally seen as occurring before the Middle Ages, that is, before the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.Rate it:
and allIncluding every object, attribute, or process associated with preceding item or series of items.Rate it:
and allUsed to suggest certain unstated relevant implications or what has been stated.Rate it:
and allUsed to add emphasis.Rate it:
and all thatUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:
and all the rest of itSynonym of and so forthRate it:
and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:
and be done with itUsed to terminate discussion or delay with a call to actionRate it:
and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.Rate it:
and countingUsed to show that the number previously mentioned is continuously changing, i.e. increasing or decreasing.Rate it:
and crapAlternative form of and shit.Rate it:
and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:
and finallyA light news story reserved for the end of a bulletin when there is a lack of more important items; typically involving animals or other features supposed to be amusing.Rate it:
and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:
and howUsed to strongly confirm preceding utterance.Rate it:
and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".Rate it:
and so forthIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:
and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:
and thatAnd everything related to that; and so on; etc.Rate it:
and thatAnd the others; used after a name to denote the friends or social group of that person.Rate it:
and the horse you rode in onIntensifier.Rate it:
and the horse you rode in onEuphemistic shortening of "fuck you and the horse you rode in on"Rate it:
and the likeAnd other similar items.Rate it:
and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.Rate it:
and then there were nonean eliminationRate it:
and whatnotAnd so on; et ceteraRate it:
and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:
angapooay problemaNo ProblemRate it:

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