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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...tenor
tenpin...terra nullius
terrace...test run
test the water(s)...textual harassment
texture...that’s a good one
(that’s a) good question...the absurd
the accused...the ball is in someone’s court
the bare bones...the black economy
the blind leading the blind...the call of duty
the call of nature...the Congressional Medal of Honor
the Conservative Party...the demon drink
the depths of something...the equator
the ERM...the firmament
the First Family...the game is up
the game is/it is not worth the candle...the guilty/innocent party
the Guinness Book of Records...the houselights
the Houses of Parliament...the KGB
the kingdom of heaven/God...the like(s) of
the limelight...the Mayflower
the MCC...the national grid
the National Guard...the OECD
the OED...the patter of tiny feet
the Peace Corps...the Proms
the proof of the pudding (is in the eating)...the Roma
the Roman alphabet...the Shadow Cabinet
the shadow/shadows of something...the status quo
the statute book...the Tory Party
the tote...the Vietnam War
the virgin birth...the World Bank
the World Cup...theft
their...there is no substitute for something
there is nothing/little to choose between...thereafter
thereby...thickset
thief...thinking cap
thinkpiece...thorn
thorny...three-day event
three-dimensional...throttle back
throttle up...throw-in
throw/cast caution to the wind(s)...thunderstruck
thundery...tidal wave
tidbit...tight-knit
tight-lipped...time is of the essence
time is on your side...timpani
timpanist...tip-top
Tipp-Ex...tits-up
titter...to good/full/little etc effect
to hand...to this end
to top it all (off)...TOEFL
toehold...toll road
toll-free...tongues wag
tonic...toothache
toothbrush...topical
topknot...toss and turn
toss around...touch-type
touch/hit a raw nerve...tousle
tousled...toyi-toyi
toyi-toyi...trade on
trade places...trailblazer
trailblazing...trans-
transact...transition
transitional...trapeze
trapezium...tray bake
tray table...Trekkie
trellis...tributary
tributary...trim
trim...trochee
trod...trounce
troupe...truncated
truncheon...tsar
tsarina...tumbler
tumbleweed...Turing test
Turk...turn the tide
turn the/a corner...tutelage
tutor...twerk
twerp...twitcher
twitchfork...twoc
twocer...tyrannosaurus
tyranny...tzetze fly
Macmillan learn live love play