Found 998 phrases starting with A:


angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.Rate it:
angle forTo try to obtain something by subtle indirect means. Political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc.Rate it:
angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.Rate it:
angle of attackUsed other than as an idiom: see angle, attack.Rate it:
angle of attackThe angle between the chord line of an airfoil and the airflow over it; one of the determiners of the amount of lift produced by an airfoil.Rate it:
angle of attackThe angle between a mid-sail and the direction of the wind.Rate it:
ankle sockshosieryRate it:
another country heard fromAlternative form of another county heard fromRate it:
another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routinenessRate it:
another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:
another string to one's bowAnother skill, ability or resource when one fails.Rate it:
answer backTo reply impertinently; to talk back.Rate it:
answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:
answer backTo issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.Rate it:
answer forTo be held responsible for.Rate it:
answer forTo guarantee.Rate it:
answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!Rate it:
answer on a postcardTo give a brief answer or opinion.Rate it:
answer toUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see answer,‎ to.Rate it:
answer toTo be accountable or responsible to; to account to; to report to.Rate it:
answer toTo justify oneself to.Rate it:
answer toTo respond to; to treat as one's own name.Rate it:
ante into ante upRate it:
ante upTo contribute one's share of a payment, or to pay what is dueRate it:
ante upTo pay a fee necessary to play a game, typically a card gameRate it:
ants in one's pantsTo be agitated and constantly fidgeting.Rate it:
ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:
Ants in Your PantsIntensively restless, extraordinary activeRate it:
any fule knoAny fool knows; it is well known.Rate it:
any more for any moreDoes anybody have, or want, any more?Rate it:
any nook or crannyAny part of a place; anywhere.Rate it:
any oldUsed other than as an idiom: see any, old.Rate it:
any oldAny, absolutely any, any typical, a run-of-the-mill.Rate it:
any old nook or crannyAlternative form of any nook or cranny.Rate it:
any old thinganything at allRate it:
any other businessThe last item on the agenda for a meeting, when any matter not already dealt with may be raised. Abbreviations: a.o.b., AOB.Rate it:
any port in a stormAn unfavourable option which might well be avoided in good times but which nevertheless looks better than the alternatives at the current time.Rate it:
any press is good pressBeing mentioned in the media is beneficial to the subject because it gets publicity.Rate it:
any time nowvery soonRate it:
any time soonsoonRate it:
any way one slices itFrom any perspective; in every case.Rate it:
anybody who is anybodyAny person who is well-known or important, especially one who has prominent social standing.Rate it:
anyone's guessA mystery, something unpredictable.Rate it:
anything goesNo restrictions, guidelines, rules, expectations, parameters, requirements, dress codes etc.Rate it:
anything goesThere are no rules or restrictions.Rate it:
AOBAny other business.Rate it:
AOBAway on break.Rate it:
apa sâmbeteiapa sâmbeteiRate it:
apa sâmbeteiSaturday's waters.Rate it:
APDTAInitialism of all people don't think alike.Rate it:

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