Found 197 phrases starting with U:


under the pumpUnder pressure to perform.Rate it:
under the radarWithout attracting notice; in an undetected or secretive manner.Rate it:
under the roseIn secret.Rate it:
under the rugSuch as to be hidden from plain view (and thus easily ignored or overlooked).Rate it:
under the sayaHenpeckedRate it:
under the sunIn existence.Rate it:
Under the TableIn secret, hidden, alcoholic, clandestineRate it:
under the tableSecretly or without reporting, especially of payments made or business transacted.Rate it:
Under the WeatherSlightly ill, not feeling well, low in spirits, not healthy, illRate it:
under the weatherExperiencing adversity.Rate it:
under the weatherSomewhat ill or gloomy.Rate it:
under the weatherSomewhat intoxicated or suffering from a hangover.Rate it:
under the wireAcross the finish line.Rate it:
under the wireAt the last minute; before the deadline; barely on time; nearly late.Rate it:
under the yokeUnder subjugation.Rate it:
under waterIn difficulty, especially financial.Rate it:
under wayA vessel is said to be underway when she is not anchored, moored, aground, or beached. Compare with make way.Rate it:
under wayIn operation, in progress, commenced.Rate it:
under wrapsSecret or hidden.Rate it:
underpromise and overdeliverExceed the customer's expectations.Rate it:
underwater basket weavingunderwater basket weavingRate it:
underwater basket weavingAn easy and useless college or high school class.Rate it:
uniquelyunevenRate it:
university of lifeThe real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.Rate it:
unknown quantityA person or thing whose nature or value is a mystery.Rate it:
uno ab alto"One over all"Rate it:
uno ab altofrom one heightRate it:
UNODIRAbbreviation of unless otherwise directed.Rate it:
unreciprocatedUnreciprocated LoveRate it:
unring a bellTo perform the impossible.Rate it:
unring a bellTo reverse the irreversible.Rate it:
unring a bellTo reverse the ringing of a bell.Rate it:
unspoken wordA great and viable factor, a venerable background, solid financial condition. Long and successful business history.Rate it:
untarTo extract a tar archive.Rate it:
until hell freezes overForever; One will never in their life get the results that they want, no matter what they're doing involving the situation.Rate it:
until one is blue in the faceForever; for a hopelessly long time.Rate it:
until the cows come homeFor a very long time.Rate it:
until the last dog is hunguntil the last moment.Rate it:
until we meet againgoodbyeRate it:
unto the ages of agesFor all time, forever.Rate it:
unwashed massesOf people who are considered by someone to be somehow uneducated, uninformed, godless, or in some other way unqualified for inclusion in the speaker's elite circles.Rate it:
up a creekIn trouble; in a difficult situation.Rate it:
Up a Creek without a PaddleIn severe trouble, in awkward position with no easy way out, in serious difficultyRate it:
up a creek without a paddleIn a difficult situation, without any help. Superlative form of up a creek: most up a creek.Rate it:
up a stormIn a remarkable and exciting manner.Rate it:
up a treeIn or into a disadvantaged or difficult situation; at a loss; cornered.Rate it:
up againstFacing; challenging, or opposing.Rate it:
up againstIn contact with, abutting.Rate it:
up against itIn a very difficult position.Rate it:
Up Against the WallIn serious trouble, in desperate situation, in serious difficultiesRate it:

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