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B...baby shower
baby talk...back out
back passage...backlist
backlit...bad
bad...baggage check
baggage handler...balance out
balance sheet...ballot rigging
ballpark...bandy
bane...bankruptcy
bankster...barbed wire
barbell...barmy
barn...base
base camp...bassist
bassoon...battery pack
battery-office...be (as) clear as a bell
be (as) clear as day...be about to do something
be after someone’s blood...be bound up/together
be bred of something...be everywhere
be expecting (a baby)...be in bad odour (with someone)
be in business...be larded with something
be laughing...be on someone’s tail
be on the dole...be quiet
be really/quite something...be sunk
be supposed to do/be something...be up the creek (without a paddle)
be up to your eyeballs in something...be/get caught (up) in something
be/get done...beading
beadle...beasting
beastly...beauty spot
beaver...bedsit
bedsore...before the day/week/month/year etc is out
before you can blink...behind someone’s back
behind the scenes...belligerent
Bellini...bender
bendy...beryllium
beseech...betray
betrayal...beyond description
beyond dispute...bid
bid...big time
big time somebody...billet
billet-doux...biochemistry
biodata...birch
bird...bissextile
bistro...blabber
blabbermouth...blackleg
blacklist...blast off
blast-off...blessing
blest...blithering
blitz...blood and guts
blood bank...bloom
bloomer...blow the lid off something
blow the whistle...blue riband
blue ribbon...BMOC
bmp...bobotie
bobsled...bog
bog roll...bollock
bollocking...bone
bone...book
book club...boon
boon companion...bore
bore...both...and...
bother...bounce rate
bounce someone into (doing) something...bowl
bowl...boys will be boys
Boys’ Own...brainwash
brainwave...brave
brave...break for
break free...breaking news
breaking point...breeze
breeze block...bridgehead
Bridget Jones...bring back
bring before...bristle
bristle...brochure site
brogan...broth
brothel...brush
brush...buccaneering
buck...budtender
buff...built
built...bully
bully...bundle off
bundle up...burgeoning
burger...burp
burqa...business as usual
business card...but then
butane...butty
buxom...by hook or by crook
by invitation (only)...BYO
BYOB...byzantine
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