☞ Saved By The Bell:

Saved at the last possible moment.

☞ Scapegoat:

Someone else who takes the blame.

☞ Scot-free:

To escape and not have to pay.

☞ Sick As A Dog:

To be very sick (with the flu or a cold).

☞ Sitting Shotgun:

Riding in the front passenger seat of a car.

☞ Sixth Sense:

A paranormal sense that allows you to communicate with the dead.

☞ Skid Row:

The rundown area of a city where the homeless and drug users live.

☞ Smell A Rat:

To detect somone in the group is betraying the others.

☞ Smell Something Fishy:

Detecting that something isn't right and there might be a reason for it.

☞ Son of a Gun:

A scamp.

☞ Southpaw:

Someone who is left-handed.

☞ Spitting Image:

The exact likeness or kind.

☞ Start From Scratch:

To do it all over again from the beginning.


☞ The Ball Is In Your Court:

It is your decision this time.

☞ The Best Of Both Worlds:

There are two choices and you have them both.

☞ The Bigger They Are The Harder They Fall:

While the bigger and stronger opponent might be alot more difficult to beat, when you do they suffer a much bigger loss.

☞ The Last Straw:

When one small burden after another creates an unbearable situation, the last straw is the last small burden that one can take.

☞ The Whole Nine Yards:

Everything. All of it.

☞ Third times a charm:

After no success the first two times, the third try is a lucky one.

☞ Tie the knot:

To get married.

☞ Til the cows come home:

A long time.

☞ To Make A Long Story Short:

Something someone would say during a long and boring story in order to keep his/her audience from losing attention. Usually the story isn't shortened.

☞ To Steal Someone's Thunder:

To take the credit for something someone else did.

☞ Tongue-in-cheek:

humor, not to be taken serious.

☞ Turn A Blind Eye:

Refuse to acknowledge something you know is real or legit.

☞ Twenty three skidoo:

To be turned away.

☞ Under the weather:

Feeling ill or sick.

☞ Up a blind alley:

Going down a course of action that leads to a bad outcome.

☞ Use Your Loaf:

Use your head. Think smart.


☞ Van Gogh's ear for music:

Tone deaf.

☞ Variety Is The Spice Of Life:

The more experiences you try the more exciting life can be.


☞ Wag the Dog:

A diversion away from something of greater importance.

☞ Water Under The Bridge:

Anything from the past that isn't significant or important anymore.

☞ Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve:

To openly and freely express your emotions.

☞ When It Rains, It Pours:

Since it rarely rains, when it does it will be a huge storm.

☞ When Pigs Fly :

Something that will never ever happen.

☞ Wild and Woolly:

Uncultured and without laws.

☞ Wine and Dine:

When somebody is treated to an expensive meal.

☞ Without A Doubt:

For certain.


☞ X marks the spot:

A phrase that is said when someone finds something he/she has been looking for.


☞ You Are What You Eat:

In order to stay healthy you must eat healthy foods.

☞ You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover:

Decisions shouldn't be made primarily on appearance.

☞ You Can't Take it With You:

Enjoy what you have and not what you don't have, since when you die you cannot take things (such as money) with you.

☞ Your Guess Is As Good As Mine:

I have no idea.


☞ Zero Tolerance:

No crime or law breaking big or small will be overlooked.

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