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A-Z Index

0-9 a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
t...taboo
taboo...tail light
tail off...take a pot shot at
take a pounding...take off
take offence (at something)...take the bull by the horns
take the cake...take/bring someone down a peg (or two)
take/bring/hold someone to task...talk show
talk smack...tan
tan...tap water
tapas...taser
task...tax dodge
tax evasion...tea tree
tea trolley...tear/pull your hair out
tear/rip someone limb from limb...teddy bear
Teddy boy...telegony
telegram...tell
tell against...tempt fate/providence
temptation...tensile
tensile strength...terrapin
terrarium...testicular
testify...thali
thalidomide...that’s not saying much
that’s not to say (that)...the age of consent
the aged...the Beeb
the beginning of the end...the Booker Prize
the boondocks...the Celtic fringe
the centre of activity/things...the Cotton Belt
the Court of St James...the doldrums
the dole queue...the exchange rate mechanism
the Exchequer...the Fleet Air Arm
the flicks...the glass floor
the glass is half full (empty)...the heat is on
the heavens opened...the in-crowd
the Incarnation...the land of Nod
the Land Registry...the Lord Chancellor
the Lord’s Prayer...the Middle Ages
the middle class...the New Testament
the New World...the one and only
the only game in town...the pit of your stomach
the plain fact/truth is...the Raj
the rank and file...the RUC
the run-up to something...the small screen
the snow-line...the sweet spot
the TA...the UN
the UN Security Council...the Wet
the wheels come off...the Y
the Yard...theology
theorem...there’s no denying
there’s no escaping the fact that...thesaurus
these...think back
think badly of...thirst for
thirsty...thoughtless
thousand...thrice
thrift...throw in/cast your lot with someone
throw money at something...thuggery
thuggish...tick
tick away...tie-in
tie-up...till/until the cows come home
tillage...timeless
timeline...Tinseltown
tint...titanic
titanium...to be sure
to begin with...to the contrary
to the core...toboggan
toboggan...toing and froing
toke...tone language
tone poem...tool
tool...top-heavy
top-level...torso
tort...touch base
touch down...tour operator
Tourette’s syndrome...towpath
toxaemia...trade association
trade blows/insults...trafficking
tragedian...tranny
tranquil...transistor
transistor radio...transverse
transverse wave...traverse
traverse...tree surgeon
tree trunk...tribalism
tribe...trilby
trilemma...trivia
trivial...troublemaker
troubleshooter...trump card
trump up...trying
trysexual...tumble dryer
tumble to...turgid
Turing machine...turn the other cheek
turn the tables (on someone)...tutee
tutelage...twenty-twenty vision
twerk...twitch
twitcher...two/three etc of a kind
twocer...tyrannosaurus
tyranny...tzetze fly
Macmillan learn live love play