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Call a spade a spade

Call of the wild - The

Camera cannot lie - The

Can't hold a candle to

Canteen culture

Canterbury pace

Carbon-copy

Carbon footprint

Card-sharp

Carey Street - On

Carpe diem

Carry coals to Newcastle

Cart before the horse - Put the

Carte blanche

Cash on the nail

(Ne'er) cast a clout till May be out

Cast the first stone

Cat got your tongue?

Cat may look at a king - A

Cat out of the bag - Let the

Catbird seat - In the

Catch 22

Cat's Cradle

Caught in a cleft stick

Caught by the short hairs

Caught red-handed

Chain is only as strong as its weakest link - A

Chaise lounge

Chalk and cheese

Champ at the bit

Channel surfing

Charity begins at home

Charley horse

Charm offensive

Charmed life

Cheap at half the price

Cherchez la femme

Chew the cud

Chick flick

Chickens come home to roost

Children should be seen and not heard

Chinese whispers

Chinless wonder

Chip off the old block

Chip on your shoulder

Chit-chat

Chock-a-block

Chop and change

Chop-chop

Chow down

Christmas box - A

Christmas card verses

Clean breast - make a

Clear blue water

Cleft stick - In a

Cliff-hanger

Climb on the bandwagon

Cloak and dagger

Clod-hopper

Clog up

Close, but no cigar

Close quarters

Close your eyes and think of England

Cloud cuckoo land

Cloud nine

Clue - don't have a

Clutch at straws

Coals to Newcastle - Carry

Cobblers - A load of

Cock-a-hoop

Cock-sure

Cock a snook

Cock and bull story

Cock-up

Cockney rhyming slang

Codswallop - a load of

Cogito ergo sum

Coin a phrase

Cold as any stone

Cold comfort

Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey

Cold feet

Cold shoulder

Cold turkey

Collywobbles - The

Colour up

Come a cropper

Come clean

Come on down

Come up trumps

Come what come may

Comes to the crunch - (When it)

(Coming in) on a wing and a prayer

Common sense

Comparisons are odious

Compassion fatigue

Complete shambles

Cook the books

Cookie cutter

Cool as a cucumber

Cool Britannia

Cop an attitude

Copper-bottomed

Cor blimey

Cordon bleu

Cost an arm and a leg

Cotton on to

Cotton-picking

Countenance more in sorrow than in anger - A

Counting sheep

Country bumpkin

Course of true love never did run smooth - The

Crack of doom - The

Crackpot

Crapper - The

Crop up

Crocodile tears

Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war

Curate's egg

Curiosity killed the cat

Curry favour

Customer is always right - The

Cut and run

Cut of your jib - The

Cut off without a penny

Cut off your nose to spite your face

Cut the mustard

Cut to the chase

Cute as a bug's ear