Found 1,033 phrases starting with A:


all hat, no cattleDresses like a cowboy, but isn't really a cowboy; a "drugstore cowboy"Rate it:
all hell breaks looseVi A place or state of fury, turmoil, destruction, or chaos.Rate it:
all hell broke looseA great disaster happened or chaos ensued.Rate it:
all holidayA saying signifying that it is all over with the business or person spoken of or alluded to/.Rate it:
all hollowAs a foregone conclusion.Rate it:
all hollowCommon misspelling of all hallow.Rate it:
all importantvitalRate it:
all inexhaustedRate it:
all intired outRate it:
all in a day's workA nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.Rate it:
all in alleverything consideredRate it:
all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.Rate it:
all it's cracked up to beAs good as claims or reputation would suggest.Rate it:
all kidding asideUsed to attempt to make a serious point in a jocular conversation.Rate it:
all mouth and no trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:
all mouth and trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:
all nationsA composition of all the different spirits sold in a dram-shop, collected in a vessel into which the drainings of the bottles and quartern pots are emptied.Rate it:
all of a suddenAdv suddenly, quickly.Rate it:
all of a suddenwithout warningRate it:
all of one's taste is in one's mouthAlternative form of all one's taste is in one's mouthRate it:
all of the suddenSuddenly, rapidly.Rate it:
all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.Rate it:
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 piss and wind like a barber catAll talk and noise with no actionRate 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:

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