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A-Z Index

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t...tabula rasa
tabular...tailboard
tailbone...take a run at something
take a running jump...take over
take part (in something)...take the law into your own hands
take the lead...take/get your hands off
take/have pride of place...talk through your hat
talk to...tang
tangent...tape recorder
tape up...taskmaster
tassel...tax return
tax shelter...teacher
teacher training...tease out
teasel...teen
teen...telephone
telephone banking...tell the time
tell yourself (that)...tenacity
tenancy...tenure
tenured...territorial waters
territoriality...tether
tether...Thanksgiving
thankyou...that’s/it’s easier said than done
that’s/it’s news to me...the Anthropocene
the Antipodes...the big boys
the Big Dipper...the British Isles
the British Legion...the cloud
the Coast Guard...the dawn chorus
the dawn of something...the ebb and flow
the EC...the FBI
the FCO...the fruit/fruits of something
the fruits of nature/the earth...the Grand National
the grand old man of something...the Holy See
the Holy Spirit...the Iron Curtain
the IRS...the Leader of the House
the Leader of the Opposition...the man of the house
the man of the moment/hour...the mother of
the mother of (all)...the NSPCC
the NT...the Oval Office
the Pacific Rim...the pride of something
the Prince of Wales...the Ritz
the Riviera...the Scottish play
the sea bed...the Square Mile
the squeezed middle...the Tolpuddle Martyrs
the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...the usual/general/normal run of something
the utmost...the Windsors
the Windy City...theater
theatre...there is no excuse for something
there is no love lost between someone and someone...there’s trouble at t’mill
(there’s) many a true word spoken in jest...thickener
thicket...thinkable
thinker...thoracic
thorax...three score
three-cornered...throttle
throttle...throw yourself into something
throw yourself on someone’s mercy...thundersnow
thunderstorm...tidbit
tiddler...tighten
tighten up...time limit
time machine...Tin Pan Alley
tin whistle...tipple
tipple...TLC
TM...to perfection
to put it another way...-to-be
to-do...tofu
tog...tomb
tombola...tonsorial
tonsure...top brass
top copy...torch
torchlight...total football
total quality management...tough
tough...tower block
Tower of Babel...track event
track record...trading partner
trading post...trainspotting
traipse...transfer passenger
transfer power/authority/responsibility...transpiration
transpire...travel document
travel insurance...treat someone like dirt
treat someone like shit...tri-
triad...trident
tried...tripwire
triskaidekaphobia...troth
Trotskyist...true to life
true to your word/promise...try as someone might
try for...tug boat
tug-of-love...turbot
turbulence...turn pro
turn round...turtle dove
turtleneck...tweleb
twelfth...twist someone’s arm
twist/turn the knife (in the wound)...two-tone
two-two...typosquatting
tyrannical...tzetze fly