1 When the shit hits the fan
2 Something nasty in the woodshed
3 Out of sorts
4 Come clean
5 Chow down
6 Blessed are the peacemakers
The Phrase Thesaurus is a writers' resource that stimulates ideas for headlines, copy, song lyrics, fiction writing etc.
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If you know your idioms you understand the language like a native speaker.
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When it comes to memorable quotations, many prominent people save the best until last.
See our list of Famous Last Words to find out who said what, just before they bit the dust.
Also, a special form of last words - notable suicide notes.