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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...terrace
terraced...test the water(s)
test tube...texture
textured...(that’s a) good question
that’s about the size of it...the accused
the ACT...the bare bones
the Bates Motel...the blind leading the blind
the Blitz...the call of nature
the calm/lull before the storm...the Conservative Party
the consumer price index...the depths of something
the devil is in the detail...the ERM
the Established Church...the First Family
the First Fleet...the game is/it is not worth the candle
the Garda...the Guinness Book of Records
the Gulf...the Houses of Parliament
the human race...the kingdom of heaven/God
the kiss of life...the limelight
the line/path of least resistance...the MCC
the MCG...the National Guard
the National Health Service...the OED
the off...the Peace Corps
the pearly gates...the proof of the pudding (is in the eating)
the proprieties...the Roman alphabet
the roof of the world...the shadow/shadows of something
the Shakers...the statute book
the steppes...the tote
the Tower of London...the virgin birth
the Virgin/the Virgin Mary...the World Cup
the world is your oyster...their
theirs...there is nothing/little to choose between
there is something about...thereby
thereby hangs a tale...thief
thievery...thinkpiece
thinly...thorny
thorough...three-dimensional
three-legged race...throttle up
through...throw/cast caution to the wind(s)
throw/pour cold water on something...thundery
thunk...tidbit
tiddler...tight-lipped
tighten...time is on your side
time lag...timpanist
tin...Tipp-Ex
-tipped...titter
titter...to hand
to have had a good innings...to top it all (off)
to what do we owe this honour/the honour of your presence?...toehold
TOEIC...toll-free
tollbooth...tonic
tonic...toothbrush
toothless...topknot
topless...toss around
toss aside...touch/hit a raw nerve
touch/strike/hit etc a (raw) nerve...tousled
tout...toyi-toyi
toytown...trade places
trade secret...trailblazing
trailer...transact
transaction...transitional
transitive...trapezium
trapezoid...tray table
treacherous...trellis
tremble...tributary
tribute...trim
trim down...trod
trodden...troupe
trouper...truncheon
trundle...tsarina
tsetse fly...tumbleweed
tumescent...turkey
turkey shoot...turn to
turn to/feel like jelly...tutor
tutorial...twestival
twetiquette...twitchfork mob
twitchy...twofer
twofold...tyrant
tyre...tzetze fly
Macmillan learn live love play