Found 998 phrases starting with A:


all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.Rate it:
all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.Rate it:
all one's taste is in one's mouthOne lacks good taste in aesthetic or cultural matters.Rate it:
all outusing maximum effortRate it:
all outThe state of a side having no more men to bat, thus ending its innings.Rate it:
all overDone; finished; complete.Rate it:
all over but the shoutingThe substance of the contest is complete, leaving only the cheering.Rate it:
all over grumbleInferior.Rate it:
all over grumbleUnsatisfactory.Rate it:
all over hell's half acreAll over the place; everywhere.Rate it:
all over oneselfFeeling self-satisfied.Rate it:
all over the boardShowing a wide range of values with no particular pattern.Rate it:
all over the mapWidely scattered or distributed; numerous and differing greatly.Rate it:
all over the placeEverywhere, especially chaotically or in such a way as to make a mess.Rate it:
all over the placeInconsistent; lacking a clear pattern.Rate it:
all over the place like a mad woman's custardMoving about randomly.Rate it:
all over the shopEverywhere, scattered, disorganised.Rate it:
all over withCompletely finished; over.Rate it:
all right, my loverAn informal affectionate greeting.Rate it:
all rights reservedThe copyright holder of a creative work reserves all copyright-related rights, typically including the right to publish the work, to make derivative works of it, to distribute it, to make profit from it, to license a number of these rights to other people, and to forbid these uses by any unauthorized people, thus being entitled to take legal action against infringement.Rate it:
all roads lead to romedifferent paths can take one to the same goalRate it:
all rounderversatile cricketerRate it:
all setReady; prepared.Rate it:
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:

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