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Hair of the dog that bit you

Hairy eyeball

Halcyon days



Half inch

Hand over fist

Handbags at ten paces

Handle with kid gloves

Hands down

Hanged, drawn and quartered


Happy as a clam

Happy as a sandboy

Happy as Larry

Happy clappy

Happy slapping

Harbinger of doom

Hard and fast

Hard cases make bad law

Hard cheese

Hard hearted

Hard lines

Hard man is good to find - A

Hark, hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings

Harp on

Has the cat got your tongue?

Hasta la vista, baby

Hat trick

Have a Captain Cook

Have a dekko

Have an axe to grind

Have an inkling

Have no truck with

Haven't got a clue

Have your guts for garters

He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches

He who laughs last laughs longest

He will give the Devil his due

Head over heels

Heads up

Hear hear

Heard it through the grapevine

Heart's content

Heavens to Betsy

Heavens to Murgatroyd

Heavy metal

Heebie-jeebies - The

Hedge your bets

Hell in a handbasket

Hell has no fury like a woman scorned

Hell or high water


Here lies one whose name is writ in water

Het up

Hiding to nothing - On a


High and dry

High and mighty

High as a kite

High five


High horse - get off your

High on the hog

High time

High, wide and handsome

Hissy fit

History is bunk

Hit the ground running

Hit the hay

Hit the nail on the head

Hobson's choice


Hocus pocus

Hoi polloi

Hoist with your own petard


(Can't) hold a candle to

Hold your horses


Honesty is the best policy

Hooray Henry

Horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse - A

Horse and cart

Horse feathers


Horse's mouth - straight from the


Hot off the press

Hot on the heels

House divided against itself cannot stand - A

Household words

Houston, we have a problem

How are the mighty fallen?

How do you do?

How now brown cow?

How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child


Hung, drawn and quartered


Hunt and peck

Hush puppies