Found 971 phrases starting with L:


light middleweighttype of boxerRate it:
light middleweightboxing categoryRate it:
light on one's feetnimble, light-footedRate it:
light on one's feeteffeminate, homosexualRate it:
light outTo run away.Rate it:
light outTo seek to escape pursuit by fleeing.Rate it:
light paintingThe artistic technique of moving a light source to selectively illuminate parts of the subject or scene a camera is recording (at a slow shutter speed), or to shine directly into the camera and in this way sketch.Rate it:
light paintingCamera painting, the artistic technique of moving a camera (while it records at a low shutter speed) such that light sources appear in multiple places or as streaks in the resulting photograph, the "painting".Rate it:
light paintingA painting created using one of these techniques.Rate it:
light paintingUsed other than as an idiom: see light, painting.Rate it:
light skirtAlternative spelling of lightskirtRate it:
light skirtUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see light,‎ skirt.Rate it:
light upTo become light, to brighten.Rate it:
light upTo bring light to something, to brighten.Rate it:
light upTo light a cigarette, pipe, etc.Rate it:
lighten someone's purseto take money from someone.Rate it:
lighten upTo become less serious and more cheerful or casual; to relax.Rate it:
lighten upTo ease up; back off; slow down.Rate it:
lighter than airReference; Aircraft which maintain 'lift' because of 'gasses', 'hot vapors', 'heated air'; e.g. Blimps, Dirigibles, 'Hot-Air' Balloons: Able to lift objects, beings with weight greater than the Aircraft itself:Rate it:
lightning fastExtremely fastRate it:
lightning fastExtremely quicklyRate it:
lightning in a bottleA difficult or challenging feat, particularly to attempt such a feat.Rate it:
lightning in a bottleGreat, unlikely, fleeting success, particularly entrepreneurial or media.Rate it:
lightning in a bottleEphemeral state or atmosphere, as at startup company or artistic group.Rate it:
lightning in a bottleStored electricity, as in a capacitor.Rate it:
lightning never strikes twice in the same placeA lucky or unusual event is unlikely to occur again in the same way.Rate it:
lightning-quickIncredibly fast.Rate it:
lightning-quickIncredibly fastRate it:
lights, camera, actionThe traditional cue to the members of a film crew at the beginning of a take.Rate it:
like a bat out of hellvery quicklyRate it:
like a bear with a sore headVery irritable; bad-tempered.Rate it:
like a blue-arsed flyTo be frantic, harried or restlessRate it:
like a bull at a gatecharging into some task without much thought, taking action hastilyRate it:
like a bull in a china shopBoisterous, awkward, rough, disrespectful, careless. :Rate it:
like a bull in a china shopClumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:
like a bull in a china shopClumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:
Like a Bump on a LogDormant, static, not moving or respondingRate it:
like a bump on a logidly, listlessly, or uselesslyRate it:
like a cat in a strange garretHaving a feeling of uncertainty and misapprehension due to being in an unfamiliar situation.Rate it:
like a cat on a hot tin roofJumpy, nervous.Rate it:
like a charmVery effectively.Rate it:
like a chicken with its head cut offAlways on the move; in a frenzied manner; jumping around crazily in every direction.Rate it:
like a chicken with its head cut offIn a frantic, disorganized manner.Rate it:
like a chicken with the pipIn a weakened, confused, or sickly manner.Rate it:
like a dog in heatVery energetic and enthusiastic, especially when sexually aroused.Rate it:
like a dog on heatVery energetic and enthusiastic, especially when sexually aroused.Rate it:
like a dog with a boneStubborn; persistent; relentless; doggedRate it:
like a duck takes to waterVery naturally; without effort.Rate it:
like a duck to waterAlternative form of like a duck takes to waterRate it:
like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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