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  • Anybody's guess
  • Assume nothing
  • Balancing act
  • Be the change that you wish to see in the world ( Mahatma Gandhi quotation )
  • Believe it or not
  • Believe you me
  • Bold move
  • Bust a move ( dance in a stylish way )
  • By George, I think she's got it
  • By guess and by golly
  • Calgon, take me away! ( Calgon advertising slogan )
  • Can you believe it?
  • Career limiting move
  • Carpe diem ( latin expression meaning seize the day ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Caught in the act
  • Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends! ( line from the movie 25th Hour )
  • Change for the better
  • Change hands
  • Change has come to America
  • Change into your brown trousers
  • Change of address
  • Change of habit
  • Change of heart
  • Change of life
  • Change of pace
  • Change of scene ( A new location and way of thinking )
  • Change the channel
  • Change the subject
  • Change your mind
  • Change your spots
  • Change your tune
  • Change your ways
  • Chop and change ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Christmas is a time to believe in things you can't see ( 3M Company Scotch Tape advertising slogan )
  • Chump change
  • Chunk of change
  • Class act
  • Clean up your act
  • Climate change
  • Close your eyes and think of England ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Come to the Central Park Zoo Cafeteria. Let the animals watch you eat for a change ( Central Park Zoo advertising slogan )
  • Come to think of it
  • Couldn't act his way out of a paper bag
  • Did the earth move for you
  • Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? ( Rod Stewart song )
  • Do You Believe In Magic? ( The Lovin' Spoonful song )
  • Do a disappearing act
  • Doctor Livingstone I presume?
  • Does you does, or does you don't take Access? ( Access Credit Card advertising slogan )
  • Don't Think Twice It's Alright ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Don't believe everything that's written in the newspapers
  • Don't believe everything you hear
  • Don't change horses in midstream ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Don't take it lying down
  • Don't take on so
  • Double act
  • Double take
  • Every Breath You Take ( The Police song )
  • Every man for himself and the devil take the hindmost
  • Expect the unexpected
  • Faith will move mountains
  • First strike
  • Foot in the bucket ( A baseball expression meaning to act timidly or cowardly )
  • Get a move on
  • Get in on the act
  • Get no change out of someone
  • Get your act together
  • Give and take
  • Give him an inch and he'll take a mile
  • Give or take
  • Go out on strike ( Withdraw one's labour and leave one's place of work )
  • Great minds think alike
  • Green shoots of change
  • Guards, seize him
  • Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? ( Sidney Poitier / Spencer Tracy movie )
  • Guess what?
  • Hard act to follow
  • Hard to take
  • Have a guess
  • Hazard a guess
  • High wire act
  • Human Rights Act
  • I Believe In Miracles ( Jackson Sisters song )
  • I Can't Take My Eyes Off You ( Muse song )
  • I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues ( Elton John song )
  • I Like To Move It ( Reel 2 Reel song )
  • I Think I Love You ( The Partridge Family song )
  • I believe in angels, something good in everything I see ( ABBA lyric )
  • I can't believe I ate the whole thing ( Alka Seltzer advertising slogan )
  • I can't believe my eyes
  • I can't hear myself think
  • I couldn't believe it
  • I don't believe it ( A catchphrase from Victor Meldrew, One Foot In The Grave )
  • I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree, Kilmer )
  • I think therefore I am ( philosophical comment by Rene Descartes )
  • I think, therefore IBM ( IBM advertising slogan )
  • I'll believe you, thousands wouldn't
  • I'll take my hat off to you
  • I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore! ( line from the movie Network )
  • If that don't take the rag off the bush
  • If you change your mind, I'm the first in line ( ABBA lyric )
  • If you think that you have another think coming ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • In on the act
  • It doesn't take a minute to bag it and bin it ( UK public advertisement advertising slogan )
  • It makes you think
  • It's how the smooth take the rough ( Range Rover advertising slogan )
  • It's later then you think
  • It's not what you think
  • Just lucky, I guess
  • Land of make believe
  • Leave the gun, take the cannoli ( line from The Godfather )
  • Let me take you down, cos I'm going to Strawberry Fields ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Let nature take its course
  • Let the train take the strain ( British Rail advertising slogan )
  • Lie back and think of England
  • Loose change
  • Lucky Strike means finer tobacco ( Lucky Strike Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Make a move on
  • Make believe
  • Make your move
  • Move It On Over ( Hank Williams song )
  • Move On Up a Little Higher ( Mahalia Jackson song )
  • Move heaven and earth
  • Move in the best circles
  • Move over
  • Move right along
  • Move with the times
  • No throat irritation - no cough ( Lucky Strike Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Nothing's Gonna Change My World ( The Beatles song )
  • On the move
  • On the take
  • Once a cheater, always a cheater ( the notion that cheats never change their ways )
  • Open the box ( A catchphrase from Take Your Pick )
  • Pepsi - for those who think young ( Pepsi advertising slogan )
  • Phone it in ( perform an act in an uncommitted disinterested manner )
  • Play hardball ( A baseball expression meaning to be or act tough or aggressive )
  • Pre-emptive strike
  • Put on an act
  • Quick change artist
  • Random act of kindness
  • Reach for a Lucky instead of a Sweet ( Lucky Strike Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Read the riot act
  • Regime change
  • Rest up ( take a break from one's arduous efforts )
  • Sea change ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Seize him
  • Seize the day
  • Short change
  • Shut up and take my money ( A catchphrase from Futurama )
  • Sister Act ( Whoopie Goldberg movie )
  • Sit up and take notice
  • Smooth move
  • So round, so firm, so fully packed ( Lucky Strike Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Spit take ( spitting out a drink in response to a joke or surprise )
  • Step change
  • Step up to the mark ( mark yourself ready to take responsibility )
  • Strike Up The Band ( George Gershwin composition )
  • Strike a balance
  • Strike a chord with
  • Strike a deal ( or bargain )
  • Strike a light
  • Strike a pose
  • Strike beard
  • Strike it rich
  • Strike lucky
  • Strike me pink
  • Strike out swinging ( A baseball expression meaning to fail while giving it your best effort )
  • Strike up the band
  • Strike while the iron is hot
  • Suck it up ( accept a bad situation and move on )
  • Take A Walk On The Wild Side ( Lou Reed song )
  • Take Five ( Dave Brubeck tune )
  • Take On Me ( a-ha song )
  • Take The A Train ( Duke Ellington tune )
  • Take These Chains From My Heart ( Ray Charles song )
  • Take a Mulligan
  • Take a Thomas Cook at our prices! ( Thomas Cook Travel advertising slogan )
  • Take a back seat
  • Take a bath
  • Take a bath in the dark tonight and let the water make love to your skin ( Lavin Perfumes & Soaps advertising slogan )
  • Take a beating
  • Take a bite out of crime
  • Take a bite out of crime! ( National Crime Prevention Council advertising slogan )
  • Take a bite out of something
  • Take a blue pencil to
  • Take a bow
  • Take a breather
  • Take a butchers ( Cockney rhyming slang for look )
  • Take a chance on me ( ABBA lyric )
  • Take a chill pill
  • Take a cold hard look
  • Take a dip
  • Take a fall for
  • Take a few deep breaths
  • Take a flier
  • Take a gamble
  • Take a gander
  • Take a hammering
  • Take a hard line
  • Take a healthy interest
  • Take a hike
  • Take a long walk off a short pier
  • Take a long walk off a short plank
  • Take a moment
  • Take a pew
  • Take a pop at
  • Take a pot shot at
  • Take a powder
  • Take a raincheck
  • Take a running jump
  • Take a seat
  • Take a shine to
  • Take a stab at
  • Take a stand
  • Take a swing at
  • Take a turn for the worse
  • Take account of
  • Take advantage of
  • Take after
  • Take aim
  • Take apart
  • Take care of
  • Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves
  • Take centre stage
  • Take charge
  • Take courage ( Courage Beer advertising slogan )
  • Take cuts at someone ( A baseball expression meaning taking a verbal swing or striking a blow at a reputation )
  • Take down a peg or two
  • Take five
  • Take flight
  • Take for granted
  • Take fright
  • Take home pay
  • Take in your stride
  • Take issue with
  • Take it as read
  • Take it as you find it
  • Take it easy
  • Take it for a spin
  • Take it from the top
  • Take it in good part
  • Take it into your head
  • Take it like a man
  • Take it offline
  • Take it on the chin
  • Take it on the lam
  • Take it or leave it
  • Take it outside
  • Take it to heart
  • Take it to the mattresses
  • Take it to the next level
  • Take it up a gear
  • Take it up a notch
  • Take it with a grain of salt
  • Take leave of your senses
  • Take liberties
  • Take liberties with
  • Take me out to the ball game
  • Take me to the river
  • Take me to your leader
  • Take no prisoners
  • Take note of
  • Take one day at a time
  • Take one for the team
  • Take shape
  • Take someone out
  • Take someone to law
  • Take someone to one side
  • Take someone to task
  • Take someone to the woodshed
  • Take someone's word for it
  • Take something on board
  • Take steps
  • Take stock
  • Take the Michael
  • Take the air
  • Take the bait
  • Take the biscuit
  • Take the bit between your teeth
  • Take the bread out of someone's mouth
  • Take the bull by the horns
  • Take the chequered flag
  • Take the count
  • Take the easy way out
  • Take the edge off
  • Take the field ( begin a sporting event or a military campaign )
  • Take the good with the bad
  • Take the king's shilling
  • Take the law into your own hands
  • Take the lead
  • Take the mickey
  • Take the money and run
  • Take the money, open the box
  • Take the piss
  • Take the pledge
  • Take the plunge
  • Take the rap
  • Take the rough with the smooth
  • Take the shilling
  • Take the shirt off your back
  • Take the town by storm
  • Take the veil
  • Take the weight off your feet
  • Take the wind out of my sails
  • Take the words out of my mouth
  • Take time out
  • Take to the boats
  • Take to the hills
  • Take to your bed
  • Take two aspirin and call me in the morning
  • Take umbrage
  • Take under your wing
  • Take up residence
  • Take up the cudgels for
  • Take up the slack
  • Take up your bed and walk
  • Take with a grain of salt
  • Take with a pinch of salt
  • Take your breath away
  • Take your cue
  • Take your groceries for a swim
  • Take your hand in marriage
  • Take your hat off to
  • Take your heels
  • Take your life
  • Take your life in your hands
  • Take your lumps
  • Take your mind of it
  • Take your pick
  • Take your pleasure where you can find it
  • The Devil take the hindmost
  • The Devil take you
  • The act you've known for all these years ( Beatles song lyric )
  • The cat who doesn't act finicky soon loses control of his owner ( 9 Lives Cat Food advertising slogan )
  • The more things change, the more they stay the same
  • The only constant is change
  • The wind of change is blowing through this continent
  • There's never a rough puff in a lucky ( Lucky Strike Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • They think its all over: it is now
  • They're toasted ( Lucky Strike Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Think aloud
  • Think big
  • Think different ( Apple Computer advertising slogan )
  • Think fast
  • Think global, act local
  • Think globally, act locally ( Friends of the Earth advertising slogan )
  • Think it over
  • Think it through
  • Think nothing of it
  • Think on your feet
  • Think once, think twice, think bike ( UK Public Information Film advertising slogan )
  • Think outside the box ( Apple Computer advertising slogan )
  • Think outside the bun ( Taco Bell advertising slogan )
  • Think pink ( The Pink Panther advertising slogan )
  • Think small ( Volkswagen advertising slogan )
  • Think the unthinkable
  • Think the world of
  • Think twice
  • Think what we can do for you ( Bank of America advertising slogan )
  • Think. Feel. Drive ( Subaru advertising slogan )
  • To assume makes an ass out of u and me
  • Top people take the Times ( The Times advertising slogan )
  • Triple play ( A baseball expression denoting the act of making three outs during the same play )
  • We really move our tail for you ( Continental Airlines advertising slogan )
  • We'll take good care of you ( British Airways advertising slogan )
  • What a refreshing change ( Woodpecker cider advertising slogan )
  • What would you think if I sang out of tune ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Whatever it is I think I see becomes a Tootsie Roll to me! ( Tootsie Rolls advertising slogan )
  • When you come to think of it
  • Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right ( Henry Ford quotation )
  • Why don't you say what you really think?
  • Wind of Change ( Scorpions song )
  • Woolly Bully ( Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs song )
  • Would you Adam and Eve it? ( Cockney rhyming slang for would you believe it? )
  • Would you believe ... ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Would you believe it?
  • You are now free to move about the country ( Southwest Airlines advertising slogan )
  • You better believe it
  • You can lead a whore to culture but you can't make her think
  • You can take that to the bank
  • You can't take it back, it's out there ( When Harry met Sally )
  • You can't take it with you
  • You pay your money and you take your choice
  • You take the high road: I'll take the low road
  • You'll never take me alive copper
  • Your guess is as good as mine

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