The meaning of, and background to, well-known expressions and phrases beginning with the letter "T"

Well-Known Expressions

50 expressions starting with "T"

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right

Two heads are better than one.

Truth is stranger than fiction

To turn the screw

To trip the light fantastic

To die with one's boots on

To bite the bullet

To bite the bullet

To beg the question

Till hell freezes over

Till death do us part

Those who know don't speak; those who speak don't know

This land is your land

There's Safety in Numbers

There's nothing new under the sun

There's no such thing as a free lunch

There's no fool like an old fool

There's a sucker born every minute

There is many a slip between cup and lip

There are other fish in the sea

The writing is on the wall

The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

The Sky's the Limit

The show must go on

The shoemaker's children always go barefoot

The Road to Hell is Paved With Good Intentions

The real McCoy

The proof of the pudding is in the eating

The pot calling the kettle black

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself

The moon is made of green cheese

The mills of the gods grind slowly, but they grind exceeding fine

The Lesser of Two Evils

The lesser of two evils

The leopard can't changes its spots

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence

The fat is in the fire

The Emperor has no clothes

The early bird catches the worm

The die is cast

The chickens come home to roost

The chickens come home to roost

The buck stops here

The black sheep of the family

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree

That's the way the cookie crumbles

That's the $64,000 question

Tell it to the marines

Take my word for it

Take it or leave it

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