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Tail wagging the dog - The

Take a back seat

Take down a peg or two

Take potluck

Take the bit between your teeth

Take the cake

Take the gilt off the gingerbread

Take the Mickey

Take the upper hand

Take umbrage

Take with a grain of salt

Taken aback

Talk of the Devil

Talk the talk

Talk through one's hat

Talk to the hand

Tall story

Tanstaafl - (there's no such thing as a free lunch)

Tattoo phrases and sayings

Tawdry

Tea leaf

Technicolor yawn

Tell it to the marines

Tempest in a teapot

Test your mettle - see show your mettle

That's all folks!

That's all she wrote

That's one small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind

The ants are my friends, they're blowing in the wind

The apple of my eye

The back of beyond

The balance of power

The balance of trade

The bane of my life

The bee's knees

The belle of the ball

The best laid schemes of mice and men

The Big Apple

The Big Easy

The birds and the bees

The bitter end

The blind leading the blind

The bread of life

The buck stops here

The call of the wild

The camera cannot lie

The chickens come home to roost

The collywobbles

The course of true love never did run smooth

The crack of doom

The Crapper

The customer is always right

The cut of your jib

The dark side

The darkest hour is just before the dawn

The Devil Incarnate

The Devil take the hindmost

The Devil to pay

The die has been cast

The early bird catches the worm

The elephant in the room

The emperor's new clothes

The ends of the earth

The exception which proves the rule

The face that launched a thousand ships

The fat of the land

The female of the species is more deadly then the male

The fifth estate

The floozie in the jacuzzi

The fly in the ointment

The full monty

The game is afoot

The game is up

The great unwashed

The hair of the dog that bit you

The hairy eyeball

The heebie-jeebies

The jury is still out

The land of nod

The last straw

The law is an ass

The life of Riley

The living daylights

The love that dare not speak its name

The monstrous regiment of women

The moving finger writes

The mutt's nuts

The nth degree

The opera ain't over till the fat lady sings

The pen is mightier than the sword

The pip - Get/got/have

The pits

The pot calling the kettle black

The powers that be

The proof of the pudding is in the eating

The quick and the dead

The real McCoy

The road less travelled

The road to hell is paved with good intentions

The salt of the earth

The seven-year itch

The short end of the stick

The shot heard 'round the world

The sky's the limit

The smallest room in the house

The straw that broke the camel's back

The tail wagging the dog

The toast of the town

The third degree

The triumph of hope over experience

The upper hand

The usual suspects

The whole kit and caboodle

The whole nine yards

The whole shebang

The writing is on the wall

The year dot

The Yellow Peril

There is more than one way to kill a cat

There are three kinds of lies...

There but for the grace of God, go I

There is no alternative

There's an R in the month

There's no such thing as a free lunch (Tanstaafl)

There's no such thing as bad publicity

There's one (a sucker) born every minute

They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance

Thick and thin

Thick as thieves

Thick as two short planks

Thin air - Vanish into

Thing of beauty is a joy forever - A

Things that go bump in the night

Think outside the box

Thinking cap

Third degree - The

Third time lucky

Thorn in the flesh

Thou shalt not kill

Though this be madness, yet there is method in it

Three score and ten

Three sheets to the wind

Three strikes and you are out

Through thick and thin

Throw in the towel

Throw your hat into the ring

Thumbs up

Thus far into the bowels of the land

Ticked off

Tickle the ivories

Tickled pink

Tide over

Tie the knot

Till the cows come home

Time and tide wait for no man

Tinker's dam

Tilting at windmills

Tissue of lies

Titfer

Tit for tat

Tits up

To a T

To all intents and purposes

To be or not to be, that is the question

To beggar belief

To big for your breeches

To boldly go where no man has gone before

To boot

To cast the first stone

To err is human; to forgive divine

To gild refined gold, to paint the lily

To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub

To the manner born

To the nth degree

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive

Toast of the town

Toe the line

Toe-curling

Toffee-nosed

Tomorrow is another day

Tongue in cheek

Too much of a good thing

Toodle-oo

Top dog

Top drawer

Top notch

Topsy-turvy

Total shambles

Touch with a barge-pole - Wouldn't

Touch wood

Touchy-feely

Tout de suite

Tower of strength

Train surfing

Trick or treat

Trip the light fantastic

Trouble and strife

True blue

Truth is stranger than fiction

Truth will out

Tuckered out

Turn a blind eye

Turn of phrase

Turn the tables

Turn up for the books

Turn up trumps

Twelve good men and true

Twenty three skidoo

Twenty four seven

Two cents worth

Two heads are better than one

Two peas in a pod