phrase thesaurus

A list of phrases related to the word "alternative"...


Click on a blue link to search for more phrases.

  • Feast or famine
  • Fringe theatre
  • Go over to the other side
  • Go underground
  • He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day
  • Hell is other people ( Jean-Paul Sartre quotation )
  • Here's another fine mess you've gotten me into ( A catchphrase from Laurel And Hardy )
  • Hobson's Choice ( David Lean movie )
  • Hobson's choice ( Cockney rhyming slang for voice )
  • How are the other half lives
  • I coulda been a contender, instead of a bum, which is what I am ( On The Waterfront )
  • If you think that you have another think coming ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • In one ear and out the other
  • In other words
  • Just Another Diamond Day ( Vashti Bunyan song )
  • Just another day at the office
  • Least worst option
  • Life is just one damned thing after another
  • Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans ( John Lennon quotation )
  • Life is what happens while you are busy doing other things
  • Like no other ( Mercedes Benz advertising slogan )
  • Live to fight another day
  • Look the other way
  • Lost Another loan to Ditech! ( Ditech advertising slogan )
  • Made for each other
  • More Doctors Smoke Camels than any other cigarette ( Camel cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Multiple choice
  • Neither one thing nor the other
  • None other than
  • Not the only pebble on the beach
  • Notes From The Underground ( Fyodor Dostoevsky book )
  • Nuclear option
  • On the other hand
  • One good turn deserves another
  • One half of the world does not know how the other half lives
  • One hand washes the other
  • One law for the rich and another for the poor
  • One man's meat is another man's poison
  • One man's trash is another man's treasure
  • One thing leads to another
  • One wedding brings another
  • Only 1 out of 25 men is color blind. The other 24 just dress that way ( Mohara Suits advertising slogan )
  • Pass over to the other side
  • Pinch hit ( A baseball expression denoting a substitute or stand-in )
  • Plan B
  • Pork, the other white meat ( National Pork Council advertising slogan )
  • Put one foot in front of the other
  • Rain, rain go away, come again another day ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Reach for a Lucky instead of a Sweet ( Lucky Strike Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Refreshes the parts other beers cannot reach ( Heineken lager advertising slogan )
  • Rose by any other name would smell as sweet ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Saviour sibling ( a child born in order to provide a transplant for another with a fatal disease )
  • Secondary virginity
  • Since when I have used no other ( Pears' Soap advertising slogan )
  • Six of one and half a dozen of the other
  • Six ways to Sunday
  • Some other time
  • Spoiled for choice
  • The Duchy Of Underground Orange ( Nickname of Poznan Poland )
  • The Hudsucker Proxy ( Paul Newman movie )
  • The boot is on the other foot
  • The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence
  • The light at the end of the tunnel may just be a train coming the other way
  • The other extreme
  • The other side of the coin
  • The other woman
  • The people's choice ( a person or thing chosen by public acclamation )
  • The shoe's on the other foot
  • The square on the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares on the other two sides
  • There is no Plan B
  • There is no alternative ( Political slogan )
  • There's more than one way to skin a cat
  • Third way
  • Throw Another Log On The Fire ( Outlaws song )
  • Throw another shrimp on the barbie ( Australian Tourist Commission advertising slogan )
  • Tomorrow is another day
  • Trench warfare ( combat where troops face each other in trenches )
  • Turn the other cheek
  • Waiting for the other shoe to drop
  • We never forget you have a choice ( British Caledonian Airline advertising slogan )
  • What with one thing and another
  • What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet
  • Whether or not
  • You pay your money and you take your choice
  • Your choice down at Wendy's, where quality is our recipe ( Wendy Burgers advertising slogan )

We are also on Facebook