Phrases.net »

Phrases related to: conch don't grow on trees

Yee yee! We've found 335 phrases and idioms matching conch don't grow on trees.

conch don't grow on treesmeat that comes out of sea shellsRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
money doesn't grow on treesYou must work in order to have money.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
don't ask, don't tell, don't harass, don't pursueFull name of the U.S. Military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy concerning the service of homosexuals in the military as defined in 10 USC § 654.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Can't See the Forest for the TreesTo avoid the major things while considering all the minor details, to overlook the entire situation due to focusing on small aspectsRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
see the forest for the treesTo discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the bigger picture, or the broader, more general situation. Generally used in the negative.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
don't ask, don't tellA policy of the U.S. military from 1993 to 2011, which barred openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from serving in the military, while also barring discrimination against closeted gays, lesbians, and bisexuals.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
don't ask, don't tellApplied to various other policies that prohibit a behavior but also discourage investigation of it.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
grow onTo become more likeable to someone.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
grow out ofTo become too physically large for something, especially clothes.Rate it:

(4.00 / 3 votes)
grow upTo mature and become an adult.Rate it:

(4.00 / 3 votes)
grow upTo flourish.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
grow a pairTo be brave; to show some courage, especially in a situation in which one has so far failed to do so.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
great oaks from little acorns growAlternative form of mighty oaks from little acorns grow.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
grow a setSynonym of grow a pairRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
grow apartTo gradually become estranged.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
grow coldTo wane; to lose interest or enthusiasm for something or someone; to become disenchanted or to fall out of love with someone.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
grow intoTo grow in size, so as to be able to fit something.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
grow intoTo become accustomed to something by maturing.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
grow outTo allow to grow unimpeded.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
grow out ofTo become too mature for something.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
hear the grass growTo be very aware or discerning; to pay attention to every small detail.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
hear the grass growTo have an extremely sensitive sense of hearing.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
hear the grass growTo hear very well due to being in an exceptionally quiet environment.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
let the grass grow under one's feetTo be idle; to fail to make progress.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
to not let any grass grow under one's feetto be always active and never delay in taking an actionRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
don't buy green bananasdon't make long-term plans as you may not live/survive long enough to accomplish them.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
don't risk it for the biscuitDon't put yourself at risk, it may result in disaster.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
don't shit where you eatOne should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
you don't dip your pen in the company inkwellAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company inkRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blowsYou don't need an expert to tell you what you already know.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
you don't sayreally?; no kidding!; is that so? sometimes used sarcastically in response to the obviousRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
if it ain't broke, don't fix itLeave something alone; avoid correcting, fixing, or improving what is already sufficient, as it could end up being detrimentalRate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don'tAlternative form of damned if you do, damned if you don'tRate it:

(3.50 / 2 votes)
where the sun don't shineUp or in the anus.Rate it:

(3.33 / 3 votes)
don't dip your pen in company inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

(3.00 / 2 votes)
don't look a gift horse in the mouthDo not unappreciatively question a gift or handout too closely.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
I don't fancy yoursUsed to reserve the right to chat up an attractive woman, who is with an unattractive woman.Rate it:

(2.50 / 2 votes)
Don SataEntidad sobrenatural que, según algunas religiones, tienta a los humanos a cometer el malRate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
you don't dip your pen in the company's inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
Appendix:Snowclones/don't X meUsed as a reply, it means "don't say X to me", where X is something that the interlocutor just said.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
don't bite the newbieBe patient and friendly toward people who are learning a new technology.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
you don't dip your pen in company inkOne should avoid romantic relationships in the workplace.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!