Phrases.net »

Phrases related to: deep water

Yee yee! We've found 230 phrases and idioms matching deep water.

deep waterA difficult or embarrassing situation.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep waterWaters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
still water runs deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellectRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Still Water Runs DeepSomeone who apparently looks silent might be very knowledgeable or intelligent person, silence has powerRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
dig deepTry especially hard.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
beauty is only skin deepWhat matters is a person's character, rather than his/her appearance.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
bone-deepExtremely deep or profound (emotionally)Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
skin deepsuperficialRate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
still waters run deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
deep endThe part of a swimming pool with relatively deep water.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue SeaTo be in a very dangerous situation and not knowing what to do, Or to be involved in some precarious situation that has bad results or outcomeRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bone-deepExtremely deep or profoundRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep downFundamentally; in essence; in reality; really.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep endA situation where expertise or experience is required.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep golden spellTo laugh, to a gag.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep pocketsAn ample supply of money, especially money which one is willing to spend; the possessor of such money.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep sixTo discard, cancel, halt; to completely put an end to something.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep sleepUsed other than as an idiom: see deep, sleep.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep sleepArtificially induced hibernation in humans for the purpose of long distance space travel.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep thinkerA person whose thoughts are profound; an intellectual.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep-sixTo get rid of something unwanted.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
deep-sixTo throw something overboard from a ship.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
go deepTo be a remarkable characteristic of a person or thing.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in at the deep endRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in too deepIn a situation where one can't cope.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Jump off the Deep EndTo become deeply involved in something without thinking about its end result, to have deep emotional involvementRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
knee-deep in the Big MuddyStuck in a predicament; mired in a difficult situation, especially one resulting from poor judgment or bad leadership.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
off the deep endCrazy, erratic, or irrational.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
run deepgo deepRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
throw in at the deep endTo introduce a person to a new situation without adequately preparing him or her.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
Make Your Mouth WaterTo be intimidated by something in such a way that you feel inclined towards it and desperately desire of eating or drinking by feeling pleasureRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
water canAny of several species of Nuphar; the yellow frog lily; so called from the shape of the seed vessel.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
water is exceeding up the headwhen every thing goes wrong and nothing is controlableRate it:

(5.00 / 2 votes)
water is wetA statement of the obvious.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
water over the damAn event or set of events which has already happened and cannot be changed.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
blown out of the waterAn alibi, excuse, pleading, story, testimony misrepresentation.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
fish out of waterA person in unfamiliar, and often uncomfortable, surroundings.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
Keep Your Head above WaterTo have just enough to avoid any financial collapse, hardly keeping up with one’s responsibilityRate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
water to one's millWhatever energizes or stimulates one.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
spending money as if it were waterlack of respect for the dollar, frittering away one's paycheck.Rate it:

(3.00 / 2 votes)
you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

(2.33 / 3 votes)
like water off a duck's backWithout immediate or lasting effects.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
Blood is Thicker than WaterThere is no other replacement for blood relations. What a person from your family or relatives can do for you, will not be done by strangers in a good senseRate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
come hell or high waterRegardless of the hardships.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
hold one's waterTo hold one's urine.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
Water over the DamEvents that are unchangeable, past eventsRate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
above waterOut of difficulty, especially financial.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
back waterA very remote, rural area.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

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