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  • ...Baby One More Time ( Britney Spears album and song )
  • A World first
  • A great one for
  • Ain't my first rodeo ( said by someone who has experience of a situation )
  • All children, except one, grow up ( the opening line of Peter Pan )
  • All for one and one for all
  • All one to me
  • An army of one ( United States Army advertising slogan )
  • And then there was one
  • Another One Bites The Dust ( Queen song )
  • Art is going one step too far
  • As busy as a one armed paper hanger
  • As busy as a one legged arse kicker
  • As one door closes, another one opens
  • Ask the Man who Owns One ( Packard advertising slogan )
  • At first blush
  • At first hand
  • At one another's throats
  • At one fell swoop ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Atone for one's sins
  • Avert one's eyes
  • Avert one's gaze
  • Back number
  • Back to square one ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bare one's teeth
  • Be the first to know ( CNN advertising slogan )
  • Beer and sandwiches at Number 10
  • Betcha can't eat just one ( Lay's potato chips advertising slogan )
  • Big white chief
  • Bite the big one
  • Bits per second
  • Blaze a trail ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Breathe one's last
  • Brighton line ( Bingo call for number fifty nine )
  • Buy one, get one free
  • Calendar year ( twelve months beginning from the first of January )
  • Cast the first stone ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Chief cook and bottle washer
  • Chief of staff
  • Children, one is one, two is fun, three is a house full
  • Chopsticks are one of the reasons the Chinese never invented custard ( Spike Milligan line )
  • Clickety click ( Bingo call for number sixty six )
  • Colour one's view
  • Columbus egg
  • Complex number ( a number containing real and imaginary parts )
  • Cop one
  • Cushy number
  • Dance With The One That Brought You ( Shania Twain song )
  • Day one
  • Desmond Tutu ( Cockney rhyming slang for Second class degree ( 2,2 ) )
  • Dief the Chief ( Nickname of John Diefenbaker )
  • Do a number on
  • Doctor's Orders ( Bingo call for number nine )
  • Doff one's cap ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket
  • Down it in one
  • Down to the last out ( A baseball expression meaning to have one last chance )
  • Down to the pub for a quick one
  • Droopy drawers ( Bingo call for number forty four )
  • Employee Number 8 ( Nickname of Antoine Walker )
  • Every one a winner
  • Exercise one's discretion
  • Exert one's authority
  • Feed one's mind
  • First Among Equals ( Jeffrey Archer book )
  • First Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • First World ( the indutrialised affluent and wealthy nations )
  • First World problem ( a relatively trivial problem only affecting the affluent )
  • First among equals ( the most senior person in a group of equal rank )
  • First amongst equals
  • First and foremost
  • First blood
  • First came to fame
  • First catch your hare
  • First come first served
  • First comes love, then comes marriage
  • First contact
  • First cut
  • First flush
  • First footing ( making a round of visits at New Year )
  • First impressions last
  • First light
  • First past the post
  • First rate
  • First relationships last ( First National Bank of Chicago advertising slogan )
  • First responder ( the member of the emergency services to arrive at a disaster )
  • First strike
  • First thing
  • First things first
  • First time caller
  • First to market
  • First up
  • First with the Hits ( Mercury Records advertising slogan )
  • First, do no harm
  • For No One ( Beatles song )
  • Fourpenny one
  • From day one
  • Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration ( Thomas Edison quotation )
  • Get to first base
  • Get to first base with
  • Get to second base
  • Get your retaliation in first
  • Give one's eye teeth for
  • Give one's right arm for
  • Go off on one
  • Go one better
  • Got it in one
  • Got your number
  • Hail to the chief
  • Half a second
  • Handbrake turn ( 180 degree turn in a car by locking the back wheels )
  • Have a second string to your bow have
  • Have one on me
  • He's one sick puppy
  • Head first
  • Hello, one two three testing
  • Here's one I prepared earlier ( A catchphrase from Blue Peter )
  • Here's one in your eye
  • Hole in one
  • How does it feel to be one of the beautiful people? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I Second That Emotion ( Smokey Robinson song )
  • I don't believe it ( A catchphrase from Victor Meldrew, One Foot In The Grave )
  • I have not slept one wink
  • I took my harp to the party but no one asked me to play
  • I want that one ( A catchphrase from Little Britain )
  • I've got your number
  • If I've only one life, let me live it as a blonde! ( Clairol Hair Colouring advertising slogan )
  • If at first you don't succeed try, try and try again
  • If you ain't first, you're last
  • If you change your mind, I'm the first in line ( ABBA lyric )
  • In one ear and out the other
  • In one piece
  • In the kingdom of the blind the one eyed man is king
  • In words of one syllable
  • It Happened One Night ( Clark Gable movie )
  • It takes 40 dumb animals to make a fur coat, but only one to wear it
  • It takes one to know one
  • It was just one of those things
  • It's an ill wind that blows no one any good ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Just one more thing ( A catchphrase from Columbo )
  • Just one of those days
  • Key of the door ( Bingo call for number twenty one )
  • Kill two birds with one stone
  • Knit one purl one
  • La Belle Epoque ( the golden age or beautiful era preceding the First World War )
  • Ladies first
  • Last in first out
  • Last one there is a rotten egg
  • Launch one's lunch
  • Leadoff hitter ( A baseball expression denoting the player who bats first )
  • Legs eleven ( Bingo call for number eleven )
  • Lend one's name
  • Let me make one thing perfectly clear
  • Let one go
  • Let one thousand flowers bloom
  • Life is just one damned thing after another
  • Little black number
  • Look after number one
  • Look out for number one
  • Love Potion Number Nine ( Leiber and Stoller song )
  • Love at first sight
  • Lucky number seven
  • Maiden speech
  • Maiden voyage
  • Make first base
  • Make one's hackles rise
  • Massage one's ego
  • Me first
  • Minority of one
  • Mirror mirror on the all who is the fairest one of all?
  • More than one string to your bow
  • My one regret in life is that I am not someone else ( Woody Allen line )
  • Name, rank, and serial number
  • Near to one's heart
  • Neither one thing nor the other
  • Nice one Cyril ( A catchphrase from Wonderloaf )
  • No One ( Alicia Keys song )
  • No one can make you feel inferior without your consent ( Eleanor Roosevelt quotation )
  • No one expects the Spanish Inquisition ( A catchphrase from Monty Python's Flying Circus )
  • No one likes us, we don't care ( A catchphrase from Millwall football supporters )
  • Not my type ( not a person one is attracted to )
  • Now There is only one Mars ( Mars Chocolate advertising slogan )
  • Number 10 Downing Street ( address of the British Prime Minister )
  • Number Six ( Pseudonym of Peter Smith The Prisoner ( Patrick McGoohan ) )
  • Number crunching
  • Number one
  • Number one concubine ( name given to the partner of Bertrand Russell )
  • Number one son
  • Number two
  • Number unobtainable
  • Odd one out
  • Of the first water
  • On second thoughts
  • On the one hand
  • One Cent ( Nickname of Anfernee Hardaway )
  • One Dog ( Nickname of Lance Johnson )
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ( Jack Nicholson movie )
  • One Foot In The Grave ( BBC comedy television series )
  • One Hundred Years Of Solitude ( Gabriel Garcia Marquez book )
  • One More Cup Of Coffee ( Bob Dylan song )
  • One More Night ( Maroon 5 song )
  • One Of Us Must Know ( Bob Dylan song )
  • One Size ( Nickname of Fitz Hall )
  • One Too Many Mornings ( Bob Dylan song )
  • One Tough ( Nickname of Joaquin Andejar )
  • One and all
  • One and the same
  • One armed bandit
  • One brick short of a load
  • One by one
  • One card for home and abroad ( Maestro advertising slogan )
  • One fall, two submissions or a knockout
  • One fine day
  • One foot in the grave
  • One for all and all for one
  • One for sorrow ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • One for sorrow, two for mirth, three for a wedding, four for a birth
  • One for the book
  • One for the road
  • One good turn deserves another
  • One half of the world does not know how the other half lives
  • One hand tied behind your back
  • One hand washes the other
  • One hell of
  • One horse town
  • One in a billion ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • One in a million
  • One in the eye
  • One instinctively knows when something is right ( Croft Original Sherry advertising slogan )
  • One jump ahead of
  • One law for the rich and another for the poor
  • One leg at a time ( Dockers advertising slogan )
  • One liner
  • One man and his dog
  • One man's meat is another man's poison
  • One man's trash is another man's treasure
  • One man: one vote
  • One may as well be hanged for a sheep as for a lamb
  • One minute to midnight
  • One moment please
  • One more time
  • One night stand
  • One night stand investment
  • One of life's little ironies
  • One of the boys
  • One of these days, Alice ... Pow! To the moon! ( A catchphrase from The Honeymooners )
  • One off
  • One off the wrist
  • One on one
  • One out, all out
  • One over the eight
  • One ringy-dingy...two ringy-dingies ( A catchphrase from Ernestine In Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In )
  • One second
  • One side of the story
  • One size fits all
  • One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind ( Neil Armstrong quotation )
  • One smart cookie
  • One sprint many solutions ( Sprint advertising slogan )
  • One step ahead
  • One step at a time
  • One step forward, two steps back
  • One stop shop
  • One swallow doesn't make a summer
  • One taste and your stuck on golden flake ( Golden Flake Potato Chips advertising slogan )
  • One that Last ( Duracell Batteries advertising slogan )
  • One thing leads to another
  • One to one
  • One to remember
  • One toe over the line
  • One track mind
  • One trick pony
  • One two buckle my shoe ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • One two many and you might turn Bertie ( Bassett's Liquorice Allsorts advertising slogan )
  • One two three o'clock four o'clock rock
  • One volunteer is worth ten pressed men
  • One wedding brings another
  • One year's seeds make seven year weeds
  • Opening night ( the first night of a theatrical performance )
  • Original Gangster Ice T song
  • Original sin
  • Pinch, punch, first of the month
  • Play second fiddle
  • Plus one
  • Prepare to want one ( Hyundai advertising slogan )
  • Pride of place
  • Primal Fear ( film starring Richard Gere )
  • Primal Rage ( film and video game )
  • Primal Scream ( a psychological treatment for neurosis )
  • Primal fear ( Neurosis therapy and British rock band )
  • Primal therapist ( psychotherapist who uses Primal Scream method of treatment )
  • Public Enemy Number One ( Nickname of John Dillinger )
  • Pull a fast one
  • Put one foot in front of the other
  • Put one over on
  • Quality is job one ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Quick one
  • Rolled into one
  • Room for one more inside
  • Route one
  • Safety first
  • Second banana
  • Second best
  • Second bite of the cherry
  • Second childhood
  • Second class
  • Second degree burns
  • Second generation
  • Second nature
  • Second sight
  • Second slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Second storey man
  • Second thoughts
  • Second thoughts are best
  • Second to none
  • Second wind
  • Seen one, seen them all
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Shoot first, ask questions later
  • Six of one and half a dozen of the other
  • Sleep with one eye open
  • Snakes alive ( Bingo call for number fifty five )
  • Sneak preview
  • So easy to use, no wonder it's number one ( AOL advertising slogan )
  • So no one told you life was gonna be this way
  • Sorry about that, Chief. ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Still the One ( ABC advertising slogan )
  • Stop me and buy one ( Wall's Ice Cream advertising slogan )
  • Stop me if you've heard this one
  • Take one day at a time
  • Take one for the team
  • Take someone to one side
  • Ten one hundred
  • That's a new one on me
  • That's the second biggest ... I've ever seen! ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • The Adventure of the Second Stain ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Amazing One ( Nickname of Alfredo Amezaga )
  • The Best Second Banana in the Business ( Nickname of Art Carney )
  • The Chief ( Nickname of Robert Parish )
  • The Chosen One ( Nickname of LeBron James )
  • The First Cut Is The Deepest ( Rod Stewart song )
  • The First Garden City Of The World ( Nickname of Letchworth England )
  • The First Lady of Television ( Nickname of Faye Emerson )
  • The First State ( Nickname of the US state of Delaware )
  • The Great One ( Nickname of comedian Jackie Gleason )
  • The Original Live Test-Pattern Girl ( Nickname of Nanette Fabray )
  • The Special One ( Nickname of football manager Jose Mourinho )
  • The Wild One ( Marlon Brando movie )
  • The first network for men ( Spike TV advertising slogan )
  • The first time is never the best ( Campari advertising slogan )
  • The flower of one's youth
  • The lights are on but there's no one at home
  • The magic number
  • The mainspring in a Bulova is made to last 256 years or 146 leather straps - whichever comes first ( Bulova Watches advertising slogan )
  • The nth degree
  • The one and only Wonderbra ( Wonderbra advertising slogan )
  • The one and only cereal that comes in the shape of animals ( Crispy Critters advertising slogan )
  • The one that got away
  • The one to watch ( Channel 7 Australia advertising slogan )
  • The original and the best
  • The right one ( Martini advertising slogan )
  • The world around one
  • There's more than one way to skin a cat
  • There's not a soul out there, no one to hear my prayer ( ABBA lyric )
  • There's one born every minute
  • There's only one
  • Third degree
  • This one will run and run
  • Tie one on
  • Times without number
  • To cast the first stone
  • To get one's back up
  • Today is the first day of the rest of your life
  • Top of the shop ( Bingo call for number ninety )
  • Two fat ladies ( Bingo call for number eighty eight )
  • Two for one
  • Two heads are better than one
  • Two little dicky birds sitting on a wall, one named Peter, one named Paul ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Two little ducks ( Bingo call for number twenty two )
  • Two steps forward and one step back
  • Unlucky for some ( Bingo call for number thirteen )
  • Was she worth it ( Bingo call for number fifty six )
  • We used to have one of those, but the wheels fell off
  • We're Just One Big Happy Family ( Richard Hawley song )
  • We're just one big happy family
  • We're number two. We try harder ( Avis Rent-a-Car advertising slogan )
  • We're the one ( Sky Television advertising slogan )
  • We're tobacco men not medicine men. Old Gold cures just one thing. The World's Best Tobacco ( Old Gold Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • What Makes You Beautiful ( One Direction song )
  • What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive
  • What with one thing and another
  • What's in your wallet? ( Capital One advertising slogan )
  • When war is declared, truth is the first casualty
  • Which came first the chicken or the egg?
  • Who blinked first?
  • Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?
  • Win faster ( One Brand Group advertising slogan )
  • With one bound he was at her side
  • Women and children first
  • Work one's fingers to the bone
  • World champion
  • World's first
  • Worth one's weight in gold
  • Wring one's hands
  • You are a one
  • You can kiss that one goodbye
  • You don't get a second chance at a first impression
  • You heard it here first
  • You only get one chance to make a first impression
  • You only hurt the one you love
  • You're the One That I Want ( John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John song )
  • You, you're the one ( McDonald's advertising slogan )

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