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Idioms - A
Terms in this set (40)
Far past the desired time
More than is expected or required
Above And Beyond
Openly, without deceit. Honestly, reputably.
Exempt from the laws that apply to everyone else.
Above The Law
A dangerous way of setting up or organizing something
Accident Waiting To Happen
A crucial event that determines the worth of something
Something one learns to appreciate only after trying it repeatedly
In relation to all categories, for everyone
Across The Board
On or to the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
Across The Pond
Worsen already existing tension
Add Fuel To The Fire
Compound a defeat with humiliation or mockery
Add Insult To Injury
Contrary to one's natural inclinations
Against The Grain
Accept or set aside a disagreement
Agree To Disagree
Sudden realization, the point at which one suddenly understands something
Innovative, devising new ideas in advance of others
Ahead Of The Curve
For the entire time something has been happening
Tending to make verbal threats but not deliver on them
All Bark And No Bite
What seemed certain is now unclear
All Bets Are Off
Everyone must help.
All Hands on Deck
The situation becomes chaotic.
All Hell Breaks Loose
All in One Piece
As good as claims or reputation would suggest
All It's Cracked Up To Be
Everywhere; in many different locations
All Over The Place
There is more than one effective way to do something; many different methods will produce the same result
All Roads Lead to Rome
Similar things, similar qualities, et cetera
All That Jazz
All The Rage
Anyway; nevertheless; nonetheless.
All The Same
True to a certain extent
All Very Well
In general accordance with, in the same general direction as
Along The Lines Of
A grievance, a disagreement with someone that justifies confrontation.
An Axe To Grind
Et cetera, and so on.
And All That
And the number just mentioned is increasing (or decreasing)
Indicates that a list continues in a similar manner, etc.
And So On
Something that leads to someone's death, literally or figuratively.
Another Nail In One's Coffin
Ants In Your Pants
A favorite person or thing, a person especially valued by someone
Apple of One's Eye
At all times
Around the Clock
not paying attention to one's work; not doing one's job diligently.
Asleep at the Wheel
Family characteristics are usually inherited
The Apple Never Falls Far From the Tree
You have my attention, so you should talk
I'm all ears
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