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A-Z Index

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t...tabular
tabulate...tailcoat
tailgate...take a seat
take a shine to someone...take pity on someone
take place...take the long view (of something)
take the mick...take/pick up the slack
take/plead the Fifth (Amendment)...talk to
talk turkey...tangential
tangerine...taper
tapered...taste
taste blood...tax year
tax-deductible...teaching
teaching assistant...teaspoon
teat...teenager
teenglish...telephone box
telephone call...telling
telling-off...tend bar
tendency...teratoma
tercentenary...tertiary
tertiary care...text editor
text file...that sort of thing
that will do...the (three) Graces
the (whole) works...the Ashes
the Aurora Australis...the Birthday Honours
the bitter end...the bush telegraph
the business end...the conditional
the Confederacy...the Delia effect
the Democratic Party...the Enlightenment
the Episcopal Church...the fine arts
the finishing touch/touches...the furthest/far/outer reaches of something
the future perfect...the Grim Reaper
the guilty party...the House Un-American Activities Committee
the houselights...the Keystone Kops
the KGB...the lights are on but no one’s home
the like(s) of...the MCC
the MCG...the natives are getting/growing restless
the Nativity...the old country
the old guard...the perfect tense
the performing arts...the purse strings
the Queen...the Rosetta Stone
the ROTC...the shot put
the show/it isn’t over until the fat lady sings...the stratosphere
the streets are paved with gold...the Triple Crown
the triple jump...the way things are
the way things are going...the worried well
the worse for wear...themed
themself...there were raised eyebrows
there you are/go...thereupon
therewith...thin on the ground
thin on top...third-class
third-degree...thought
thought pattern...threepence
threepenny bit...throw away
throw back...thrust your way
thruster...tibia
tic...tie up
tie up with...till
till...time-worn
timekeeper...tinpot
tinsel...tit for tat
titan...to be honest
to be precise...to the contrary
to the core...toboggan
toboggan...toing and froing
toke...tone language
tone poem...tool box
tool kit...top-shelf
top-slice...tortoise
tortoiseshell...touch on
touch screen...tourist board
tourist class...toxic shock syndrome
toxic waste...trade fair
trade gap...tragicomedy
trail...tranquilliser
tranquillize...transition
transition...trapper
trappings...treachery
treacle...tremendous
tremolo...tribute band
trice...trimmer
trimmings...troll factory
troll for...trout
trove...truss
truss up...tube
tube top...tune out
tune up...turn a trick
turn against...turnaround
turncoat...twang
’twas...twill
twin...two
two cheers for...typecast
typeface...tzetze fly