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A-Z Index

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t...tabloid
tabloid TV...tail away
tail back...take a liking to
take a long hard look at someone/something...take my word for it
take note...take something’s place
take stock (of something)...take-home pay
take-off...talk round
talk sense/nonsense etc...tamper
tamper-proof...tap
tap dancing...tartan
tartar...tax avoidance
tax bracket...Tea Party, the
tea service...tear someone’s heart out/tear at someone’s heart
tear someone/something to pieces/shreds...technomite
technophile...telecomputing
teleconference...televisual
teleworker...tempo
temporal...tenon
tenor...terra firma
terra nullius...test pilot
test run...textual
textual harassment...that’s a good boy/clever girl etc
that’s a good one...the Abominable Snowman
the absurd...the Balkans
the ball is in someone’s court...the Black Death
the black economy...the CAA
the call of duty...the Confederate States
the Congressional Medal of Honor...the Democratic Party
the demon drink...the Episcopal Church
the equator...the finishing touch/touches
the firmament...the future perfect
the game is up...the guilty party
the guilty/innocent 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 Masters Tournament
the Mayflower...the National Geographic Society
the national grid...the odds-on favourite
the OECD...the past simple
the patter of tiny feet...the Promised Land
the Proms...the Rolls Royce of something
the Roma...the sex industry
the Shadow Cabinet...the State Opening of Parliament
the status quo...the Torah
the Tory Party...the very idea
the Vietnam War...the working class
the World Bank...thee
theft...there is no question of something
there is no substitute for something...thereabouts
thereafter...thicko
thickset...thinking
thinking cap...thorium
thorn...three-D
three-day event...throttle
throttle back...throw yourself on someone’s mercy
throw-in...thunderstorm
thunderstruck...tidal
tidal wave...tight-fitting
tight-knit...time is money
time is of the essence...timothy
timpani...tip-off
tip-top...titration
tits-up...to good/best advantage
to good/full/little etc effect...to this day
to this end...toecap
TOEFL...toll bridge
toll road...-tongued
tongues wag...tooth powder
toothache...topic
topical...toss
toss and turn...touch-tone phone
touch-type...tourniquet
tousle...toy boy
toyi-toyi...trade off
trade on...trail bike
trailblazer...trans fat
trans-...transition
transition...trapdoor
trapeze...tray
tray bake...trek
Trekkie...tribune
tributary...trim
trim...Trixi mirror
trochee...trough
trounce...truncate
truncated...tryst
tsamma...tumble dryer
tumble to...turf war
turgid...turn the air blue
turn the other cheek...tut-tut
tut-tut...twenty-first
twenty-four seven...twisty
twit...two-way mirror
two-way street...tyrannical
tyrannise...tzetze fly
Macmillan learn live love play