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A-Z Index

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t...tabula rasa
tabular...tailcoat
tailgate...take a risk
take a run at something...take part (in something)
take pity on someone...take the law into your own hands
take the lead...take/pull the wraps off something
take/quote something out of context...talk turkey
talk up...tangerine
tangible...tapeworm
tapioca...taster
tasting...taxi
taxi rank...teal
team...technical support
technicality...teeth
teethe...telephony
telephoto lens...temper, temper
tempera...tenet
tenfold...terms of reference
terms of trade...test flight
test match...textraction
textual...that’s easy for you to say
that’s enough...the afterbirth
the aftermath...the belle of the ball
the bends...the borderland
the Boston Tea Party...the Christian era
the Church of England...the Dark Ages
the darknet...the EEC
the eight ball...the Fed
the Federal Bureau of Investigation...the funny thing is
the fur starts to fly...the greenhouse effect
the Gregorian calendar...the House of Representatives
the House Un-American Activities Committee...the Kama Sutra
the Keystone Kops...the little woman
the little/small matter of something...the middle 1950s/1980s etc.
the Middle Ages...the newspapers
the next best/largest/smallest etc....the Open University
the operative word...the pluperfect
the plural...the right wing
the right/wrong/other way (/around/up)...the Second World War
the secret police...the SS
the Stamp Act...the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
the tools of the trade...the UVF
the vacation/experience/chance etc. of a lifetime...the witching hour
the women’s movement...them
thematic...there isn’t much meat on someone
there it is/there you are/there you go...therm
thermal...thing
things have come to a pretty pass...thirst
thirst...thoughtful
thoughtfully...thrice
thrift...throw in/cast your lot with someone
throw money at something...thuggery
thuggish...tick over
tick-tack-toe...tiepin
tier...timbered
timbre...timeshare
timesharing...tip the balance/scales
tip the scales at 175/190/225 etc. pounds...tits-up
titter...to hand
to hell with...to top it all (off)
to whom it may concern...toenail
toerag...tom
Tom, Dick, and Harry...tons
tonsil...top
top an offer/bid...torch
torch...total eclipse
total football...tough
tough cookie...Tower of Babel
towering...track record
trackback...tradition
tradition/legend/myth holds (that)...trait
traitor...transferable
transference...transplant
transpolar...travel warning
travel well...treatment
treaty...trial
trial and error...triennial
trier...triskaidekaphobia
tristate...troth
Trotskyist...true to your word/promise
true-blue...try out
try out for...tulle
tum...turf
turf...turn something inside out
turn something to dust...tussle
tussle...twelvemonth
twentieth...twisticuffs
twisty...two/three etc. of a kind
twocer...tyranny
tyrant...tzetze fly