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A-Z Index

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t...tableware
tabloid...tail
tail...take a leaf out of/from someone’s book
take a leak...take leave of your senses
take liberties with...take something to heart
take something with a pinch of salt...take your place
take your seat...talk over
talk plan...tamoxifen
tamp...tantrum
tanttoo...tarsal
tarsus...tavern
tawdry...tea caddy
tea cosy...tear gas
tear gland...technocrat
technological...tel.
telco...teleshopping
teletext...temperance
temperate...tenebrous
tenement...terminate
termination...test
test...text door neighbour
text editor...thankyou
thantophobia...that’s/it’s news to me
that’s/there’s...for you...the Annunciation
the ANSI...the best/worst is yet to come
the betting is/what’s the betting...the brains behind something
the brains of something...the Church of England
the Church of Scotland...the CPRE
the CPS...the dole queue
the Doppler effect...the European Court of Human Rights
the European Court of Justice...the first flush of youth/success/love/freedom etc
the First Lady...the General Council of the Bar and of the Inns of Court
the General Court...the guilty/innocent party
the Guinness Book of Records...the House Un-American Activities Committee
the houselights...the Joint Chiefs of Staff
the joke is on someone...the Leader of the Opposition
the leading edge...the Mall
the malleus...the MOD
the moment of truth...the North Atlantic Drift
the North Pole...the other day
the other day/night etc...the pole vault
the Police and Criminal Evidence Act...the recesses of something
the Red Crescent...the Sabbath
the Sacrament of the Sick...the snow-line
the SNP...the TA
the tail end...the UK
the UN...the Welsh Assembly
the West Coast...the writing is on the wall
the written word...thence
thenceforth...there’s a first time for everything
there’s a good boy/clever girl etc...thermal
thermal...thin on the ground
thin on top...Third Way
Third World...though
though/if I say it myself...three-star
three-wheeler...throw
throw...thrum
thruple...thwart
thx...tidy
tidy away...tigress
tike...time switch
time to market...tine
tinfoil...tipsy
tiptoe...TM
tmesis...to put it bluntly
to put it in a nutshell...to-do list
to-go...tog
tog...tombola
tomboy...tonsillectomy
tonsillitis...top
top an offer/bid...topsoil
topspin...toss-up
tosser...touching
touchings...tow away
tow rope...trace
trace...trade union
trade unionism...trailer park
trailer trash...transaction
transactional...transit visa
transition...trap street
trapdoor...trawler
tray...trek
trek...tribeswoman
tribologist...trill
trill...Trivial Pursuit
trivialise...troubleshooter
troubleshooting...trump up
trumped-up...try-out
try/chance your luck (at something)...tulip
tulle...turd
turducken...turn signal
turn someone’s head...turtleneck
tusk...tweezers
tweleb...twist
twist...two-seater
two-star...typify
typing...tzetze fly
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