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B...baby oil
baby shower...back on your feet
back onto...backlash
backless...bacteriology
Bactrian camel...baggage
baggage allowance...balaclava
balalaika...ballistics
balloon...banding
bandit...banker
banker’s draft...bar line
bar mitzvah...barista
baritone...barrette
barricade...bask
basket...bathtub
batik...bayan
bayonet...be a measure of something
be a pain (in the neck)...be at liberty to do something
be at pains to do something...be cut off/cut down in your prime
be daft about...be hard on something
be hard put/pressed/pushed to do something...be in the wars
be in the/a minority...be no use
be no use at (doing) something...be out on your ear
be out to do something...be slaving away over a hot stove
be slow going...be thrown/tossed/fed to the lions
be tilting at windmills...(be) careful
(be) the tops...be/stay on guard
be/stay one jump ahead (of someone)...bear safe
bear something in mind...beaten-up
beater...bedeviled
bedeviling...beeper
beer...begrudge
begrumpled...believable
believe...belt
belt down...bent
bent...best of breed
best practice...between the devil and the deep blue sea
between the wars...bhavan
bhindi...bifocals
bifter...bike
bike...bimonthly
bin...biological warfare
biological weapon...birds of a feather (flock together)
birdseed...bite at
bite back...black eye
Black Friday...blade
blading...bleach
bleach...blind
blind alley...block and tackle
block booking...blood moon
blood orange...blot your copybook
blotch...blow/sod etc this/that for a lark
blower...bluebell
blueberry...board game
board off...bodice-ripper
bodily...boggy
bogie...boloney
Bolshevik...bone structure
bone up...book token
book up...boost
boost...bore/annoy/scare etc the pants off someone
bored...bother
bother...bounce someone into (doing) something
bouncebackability...bowl
bowl out...Boys’ Own
bozo...brainstorm
brainstorming...brassy
brat...break a record
break a strike...breaker
breakeven...breed
breed...bridal party
bridal shower...brim over
brimful...bring/keep someone up to date (with/on something)
bring/take etc something to market...broadly/broadly speaking
broadly/generally speaking...bronze medal
bronzed...bruh
bruise...bubble
bubble and squeak...buddy
buddy...build
build (up) a picture of...bullet point
bullet train...bump up against
bumper...BUPA
buprenophrine...burn the midnight oil
burn through...bus pass
bus shelter...busted
busted flush...butterfly nut
buttermilk...buzzworthy
by...by the numbers
by the same token...byzantine
Macmillan learn live love play