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A-Z Index

0-9 a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
t...taboo
taboo...tail light
tail off...take a pot shot at
take a pounding...take off
take offence (at something)...take the bull by the horns
take the cake...take/bring someone down a peg (or two)
take/bring/hold someone to task...talk show
talk smack...tan
tan...tap water
tapas...taser
task...tax dodge
tax evasion...tea tree
tea trolley...tear/pull your hair out
tear/rip someone limb from limb...teddy bear
Teddy boy...telegony
telegram...tell
tell against...tempt fate/providence
temptation...tensile
tensile strength...terrapin
terrarium...testicular
testify...thali
thalidomide...that’s not saying much
that’s not to say (that)...the age of consent
the aged...the Beeb
the beginning of the end...the Booker Prize
the boondocks...the Celtic fringe
the centre of activity/things...the Cotton Belt
the Court of St James...the doldrums
the dole queue...the exchange rate mechanism
the Exchequer...the Fleet Air Arm
the flicks...the glass floor
the glass is half full (empty)...the heat is on
the heavens opened...the in-crowd
the Incarnation...the land of Nod
the Land Registry...the Lord Chancellor
the Lord’s Prayer...the Middle Ages
the middle class...the New Testament
the New World...the one and only
the only game in town...the pit of your stomach
the plain fact/truth is...the Raj
the rank and file...the RUC
the run-up to something...the small screen
the snow-line...the sweet spot
the TA...the UN
the UN Security Council...the Wet
the wheels come off...the Y
the Yard...theology
theorem...there’s no denying
there’s no escaping the fact that...thesaurus
these...think back
think badly of...thirst for
thirsty...thoughtless
thousand...thrice
thrift...throw in/cast your lot with someone
throw money at something...thuggery
thuggish...tick
tick away...tie-dyed
tie-in...till/until Doomsday
till/until the cows come home...timekeeping
timeless...tinpot
tinsel...tit for tat
titan...to be honest
to be precise...to the best of someone’s ability
to the best of your ability...tobacconist
Tobin tax...toilette
toils...tone down
tone in...too...for words
took...top-end
top-flight...torrid
torsion...touch
touch...tour guide
tour of duty...townscape
townsfolk...trad jazz
trade...traffic lights
traffic ticket...trampoline
tramway...transgenic
transgress...transpose
transracial...travelling
travelling companion...tree
tree diagram...triangular
triangulation...triglyceride
trigonometry...triumphant
triumvirate...trouble spot
trouble to do something...truism
truly...try your hand at something
try-out...tum
tumble...turf
turf accountant...turn something to dust
turn something upside down...tut
tut...twenty
twenty ten...twisticuffs
twisty...two-way
two-way mirror...tyrannical
tyrannise...tzetze fly
Macmillan learn live love play