Found 998 phrases starting with A:


APDTAInitialism of all praises due to Allah.Rate it:
APDTAInitialism of all patriots don't trust America.Rate it:
ape leaderAn old maid.Rate it:
apothecary's LatinBarbarous Latin.Rate it:
Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (S)The pitcher is the last pitcher in a game won by his team;Rate it:
Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (S)The pitcher is not the winning pitcher;Rate it:
Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (S)The pitcher fulfills at least one of the following three conditions:Rate it:
Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (T)A batter who leads the league in three major categories: home runs, runs batted in, and batting average.Rate it:
Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (T)A pitcher who leads the league in three major categories: earned run average, wins, and strikeouts.Rate it:
Appendix:Harry Potter/Draco Dormiens Nunquam TitillandusThe motto of the fictional European school Hogwarts.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/don't X meUsed as a reply, it means "don't say X to me", where X is something that the interlocutor just said.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/few X short of a Ystrange; insane; dementedRate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/first rule of X: do not talk about XSaid of something that must be kept confidential.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/have X, will travelIndicates that the speaker is ready for everything, provided they have X.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/I am X, hear me YUsed to draw attention to what one has to say. X can be anything; Y is usually "roar", but can be some other noise that X habitually makes.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/I find your lack of X disturbingIndicates disapproval at someone lacking X.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/I'm an X, not a YClarifies that one is X, while dissociating oneself from Y. X and Y are usually professions or beliefs, and significantly different from one another.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/I'm going to build my own X with blackjack and hookers! In fact, forget the XIndicates that the speaker is not interested in joining others in a certain group or activity, and instead the speaker is going to form their own.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/I'm here to X A and Y B, and I'm all out of ASaid before doing something, usually with a determined, resolute tone.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/if I had an X for every time I YUsed to state that Y has happened a lot to the speakerRate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/if that's not X, I don't know what isUsed to point at something that is obvious, clearly seen from the context.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/in Soviet Russia, Y Xs youThe Russian reversal, a joke in which the subject and the statement are reversed, usually to reference the propaganda of an enemy that is the exact opposite of the interlocutor. It is usually told in broken English, without articles.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/in X, no one can hear you YIndicates a threat of imminent danger. X is often limited to words having something to do with space. Y is a sound made by humans, especially 'scream'.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/not the X-est in the YStupid; dimwitted.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/that's X for youUsed to point out that a previously described behavior is typical of something, usually someone or a class of persons.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X among XsSaid of something that is exceptional.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X and Y and Z, oh my!Expresses awe at three things.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X called, they want their Y backSaid about something that is outdated and can be traced to a certain period in time, usually a decade.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X is not going to Y itselfSaid to urge someone to do something to something.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X is the new YUsed to state that Y is being replaced by X.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X me and call me YIndicates awe, amazement.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X Y is XUsed to point out an obvious characteristic.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X, thy name is YUsed to say that something or somebody embodies a particular quality, usually a negative one. This phrase is said using this format: "X, thy name is Y", where X is the quality and Y is the person or thing with that quality.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/X, Y, and Z—pick any twoIntroduces three desirable qualities or resources that a person, company or project can not have simultaneously; they will lack one of the three options.Rate it:
Appendix:Snowclones/you can't spell XYZ without YImplies a correlation between two items, where the second one is spelled with letters from the first one.Rate it:
Appendix:Star Wars/may the Force be with youA wish for luck, implying effective use of the Force.Rate it:
apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:
apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:
apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:
apple dumplin shopA woman's bosom.Rate it:
apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:
apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:
apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:
Apple of Your EyeA thing or a person greatly admired and loved by peopleRate it:
apples and orangesSaid of a comparison of items that are not comparable.Rate it:
apply oneselfTo put forth a concerted effort; to try; to focus.Rate it:
april showers bring may flowersApril, traditionally a rainy period, gives way to May, when flowers will bloom because of the water provided to them by the April rains.By extension, that a period of discomfort can provide the basis for a period of happiness.Rate it:
apron stringOne of the pair of strings or narrow sewn cloth strips used to fasten an apron around the wearer's waist.Rate it:

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