Found 971 phrases starting with L:

lie back and think of englandUsed to preface any unpleasant but inevitable experience.Rate it:
lie beforeto put oneself at the whim of, to bow down toRate it:
lie before(especially of something honorific) to be situated in front ofRate it:
lie byTo have sex with.Rate it:
lie detectorpolygraphRate it:
lie doggokeep quietRate it:
lie downto assume a reclining positionRate it:
lie downto be lazy or remissRate it:
lie ill in one's mouthTo sound artificial or contradictory.Rate it:
lie inTo be brought to bed in childbirth.Rate it:
lie inTo stay in bed.Rate it:
lie in waitprepare an ambushRate it:
lie lowkeep quiet or unseenRate it:
lie offTo remain at a safe distance fromRate it:
lie through one's teethTo tell a gross or egregious untruth.Rate it:
lie toTo have the sails arranged so as to counteract each other.Rate it:
lie withto have sex, sexual relations with someoneRate it:
life and limbExistence together with bodily faculties.Rate it:
life and soul of the partyA person who participates in entertainment events in a very enthusiastic manner and who has a leading role in inspiring others to join in the spirit of festivity.Rate it:
life imitates artThe notion that an event in the real world was inspired by a creative work.Rate it:
Life in the Fast LaneVery busy life, life is fast means life is very busyRate it:
life is just a bowl of cherriesEverything in life is going great... or just the oppositeRate it:
life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:
life is like a s*** sandwich the more bread you have the less s*** you eatThe main point is bread is slang for money so money makes your sandwich a little less repulsive and your life a little less well whateverRate it:
life is not all beer and skittlesNot everything about life is pleasurable.Rate it:
life is too shortDon't waste time on trivial issuesRate it:
life of rileyAn ideal life of carefree prosperity and contentment.Rate it:
life of the partyA person who participates in entertainment events in a very enthusiastic manner and who has a leading role in inspiring others to join in the spirit of festivity.Rate it:
life's a bitchAn expression of acceptance of misfortune.1950, Joy Davidman, Weeping Bay, page 184:She'd have been willing enough to use them, poor dead little bitch. Life's a bitch. Life's a bad joke.Rate it:
life's a bitch and then you dieOne should expect the worst.Rate it:
life's not all skittles and beerSkittles and Beer refers to the carefree, indulgent bar life; skittles being a British pub game. Thus, life's not all skittles and beer means that not everything is about pleasure.Rate it:
life's too shortAlternative form of life is too shortRate it:
life-or-deathOf critical importance to the survival of a living organism.Rate it:
life-or-deathHaving death as a possible or even likely outcome; perilous.Rate it:
life-or-deathOf critical importance to the success of a particular endeavor.Rate it:
lift a fingerTo make minimal effort; to help as little as possible.Rate it:
lift offTo take offRate it:
lift someone's spiritsto cause someone to be cheerful or euphoric.Rate it:
lift upTo elevate to a higher position.Rate it:
lift upTo lighten the mood of someone.Rate it:
LIGAFInitialism of like I give a fuck.Rate it:
LIGAFFInitialism of like I give a flying fuck.Rate it:
light a fire underTo start sooner or move faster.Rate it:
light as a featherextremely light, having minimal weightRate it:
Light at the End of the TunnelSuccess achieved after taxing effort, to finally get the answer after prolonged researchRate it:
light at the end of the tunnelA better situation after long hardship.Rate it:
light bucketNickname for a reflecting telescope, especially one with a relatively large aperture and suitable for observing deep sky objects such as nebulae and galaxies.Rate it:
light in the loafersA male person of alternative lifestyle.Rate it:
light in the loafersGay; homosexual.Rate it:
light intoAttack.Rate it:

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