Phrases.net »

Phrases related to: short order

Yee yee! We've found 441 phrases and idioms matching short order.

out of orderInappropriate or unsuitable.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
out of orderOut of normal sequence.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
put one's house in orderTo clean and arrange in an orderly manner the furnishings and other contents of one's house.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
in order forTo indicate a possible consequence of an event or action.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
non - aphabetical orderTo place words in Z-A AlphabeticalRate it:

(3.33 / 3 votes)
in orderAppropriate, worthwhile.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
in orderIn a sequence.Rate it:

(3.00 / 2 votes)
out of orderNot functioning properly.Rate it:

(3.00 / 2 votes)
in orderIn accordance with the procedural rules governing formal meetings of a deliberative body.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
exstat liber (notice the order of the words)the book is still extant.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in orderComplete, finished.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in orderReady, prepared; orderly; tidy.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in order toAs a means of achieving the specified end; to.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
order outTo call a place of service and order food, or other goods, delivered to one's own location.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
put one's house in orderTo organize one's financial and other affairs, especially in preparation for a life-changing event.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
tall orderA big job; a difficult challenge.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
ut ait Cicero (always in this order)as Cicero says.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
come shortFail to meet (expectations or standards)Rate it:

(4.00 / 4 votes)
short-sheetTo play a prank by folding someone's bed sheets to make the space for lying in the bed unusably short.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
a few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

(3.00 / 3 votes)
have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
a short drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death by hanging.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
down to the short strokesIn the final steps or decisive phase of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
Appendix:Snowclones/few X short of a Ystrange; insane; dementedRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cut shortInterrupt and curtail before the planned end time.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cut shortMake shorter by cutting.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
draw the short strawTo select the shortest straw or other object while drawing straws.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fall shortTo be less satisfactory than expected; to be inadequate or insufficient.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
have someone by the short hairsTo have someone in a difficult situation in which he or she is without alternatives and can be controlled.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in shortbrieflyRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
in the short runLasting only a short time, shortsightedly.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
life is too shortDon't waste time on trivial issuesRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
life's too shortAlternative form of life is too shortRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
make short work ofTo make a task quicker or easier.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
one brick short of a full loadNot mentally sound; insane.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
one brick short of a full loadStupid.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
one candle short of a boxnot bright; stupidRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
sell oneself shortTo belittle oneself in judgment; to underestimate oneself and one's abilities.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
short and sweetA direct and brief communication.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
short and sweetEfficiently brief in duration, especially when referring to an unpleasant task.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
short back and sidesman's haircutRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
short circuitelectrical faultRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
short codeA number of fewer digits than a telephone number, used as an abbreviated telephone number for use only when dialing from a cellular phone.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
short codeUsed other than as an idiom: see short, code.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

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