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  • Always have your nose in a book
  • An ill-favoured thing sir, but mine own
  • Anyhow Have a Winfield ( Winfield Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?
  • As good luck would have it ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • As luck would have it
  • Author of your own misfortune
  • Baa baa black sheep have you any wool? ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Be like Dad, keep mum ( WWII slogan )
  • Be your own man
  • Beaten at your own game
  • Big fleas have little fleas
  • Blondes have more fun
  • Blow your own horn
  • Blow your own trumpet ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • But for my own part, it was Greek to me
  • Buy a bucket of chicken and have a barrel of fun ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • Can I have a 'p' please, bob ( A catchphrase from Blockbusters )
  • Can't hold a candle to ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Cat's Cradle ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Chase your own tail
  • Children's shoes have far to go ( Start-Rite Shoes advertising slogan )
  • Clamp down on
  • Clutch at straws ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Clutch hitter
  • Come into your own
  • Cop hold of that
  • Couldn't Have Said It Better ( Meatloaf song )
  • Cradle robber
  • Cradle snatcher
  • Cuddle bunny
  • Cuddle party
  • Cut your own throat
  • Die in your own bed
  • Dig your own grave
  • Do I have to paint you a picture?
  • Do unto others as you would have them do unto you ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Do you have the bunny inside? ( Energizer Max advertising slogan )
  • Do your own thing
  • Does a wooden horse have a hickory dick?
  • Doesn't have a jealous bone in his body
  • Don't have a bean
  • Don't have a clue ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Don't have a cow, man ( A catchphrase from The Simpsons )
  • Don't have nightmares ( A catchphrase from Nick Ross )
  • Don't hold your breath
  • Don't keep a dog and bark yourself ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Don't keep us in suspense
  • Don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars ( line from the movie Now, Voyager )
  • Don't you people have homes to go to?
  • Double header ( A baseball expression denoting two events held on the same day with the same participants )
  • Down to the last out ( A baseball expression meaning to have one last chance )
  • Each to his own
  • Feed a dog its own tail
  • Frightened of your own shadow
  • From the cradle to the grave
  • Gentlemen we can rebuild him. We have the technology. ( A catchphrase from Six Million Dollar Man )
  • Get a grip
  • Get hold of the wrong end of the stick
  • Girls Just Want To Have Fun ( Cyndi Lauper song )
  • Go your own way
  • God's own country ( Kerala, India advertising slogan )
  • Good luck would have it
  • Good morning! Have you used Pear's Soap? ( Pears' Soap advertising slogan )
  • Gotta have my pops! ( Corn Pops advertising slogan )
  • Granny, what big teeth you have got
  • Grasp the nettle
  • Grip of death
  • Had a good war ( to have been successful during a military campaign )
  • Hand-held device
  • Have I got news for you
  • Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas ( Judy Garland song )
  • Have a Captain Cook ( Cockney rhyming slang for look )
  • Have a Tropicana Morning ( Tropicana advertising slogan )
  • Have a ball
  • Have a bird
  • Have a bite to eat
  • Have a bone to pick
  • Have a break, have a Kit Kat ( Kit Kat chocolate advertising slogan )
  • Have a coke and a smile ( Coca Cola advertising slogan )
  • Have a crack at something
  • Have a cross to bear
  • Have a crush on
  • Have a dekko
  • Have a drag
  • Have a field day
  • Have a fit
  • Have a fix
  • Have a flat
  • Have a fling
  • Have a flutter
  • Have a glow on
  • Have a go
  • Have a go hero
  • Have a guess
  • Have a hand in
  • Have a heart
  • Have a laugh
  • Have a look
  • Have a looksee
  • Have a mind to
  • Have a nice day
  • Have a puff
  • Have a say in
  • Have a shot at
  • Have a sip
  • Have a soft spot for
  • Have a stab at
  • Have a thing about
  • Have a whiz
  • Have a word with yourself
  • Have all the luck
  • Have an inkling
  • Have at you
  • Have at your fingertips
  • Have clean hands
  • Have designs on
  • Have fun
  • Have gun, will travel ( A catchphrase from TV series )
  • Have half a mind to
  • Have in your sights
  • Have it away
  • Have it both ways
  • Have it coming
  • Have it in for
  • Have it in hand
  • Have it made
  • Have it out with
  • Have it your own way
  • Have it your way ( Burger King advertising slogan )
  • Have many irons in the fire
  • Have no truck with
  • Have one on me
  • Have someone on toast
  • Have someone's ear
  • Have the advantage of
  • Have the ball at your feet
  • Have the final say
  • Have the painters in
  • Have the stomach for
  • Have the world at your fingertips
  • Have tickets on yourself
  • Have to your name
  • Have words with
  • Have you any last requests? ( humorous question asked as though a person was about to be killed )
  • Have you driven a Ford lately? ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Have you ever had a bad time in Levi's? ( Levi's Jeans advertising slogan )
  • Have you ever wished you were better informed? ( The Times advertising slogan )
  • Have you for breakfast
  • Have you got a light mac?
  • Have you had your Weetabix ( Weetabix advertising slogan )
  • Have you had your break today? ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • Have you read any good books lately?
  • Have your best interests at heart
  • Have your bread buttered on both sides
  • Have your ears chewed off
  • Have your fingers in the till
  • Have your hair stand on end
  • Have your head examined
  • Have your period
  • Have your ticket punched
  • Have your wits about you
  • Have your work cut out for you
  • He doesn't have both oars in the water
  • He is his own worst enemy
  • Her Honeymoon - and it should have been mine! ( Listerine Mouthwash advertising slogan )
  • His own man
  • Hoist by your own petard
  • Hold a candle
  • Hold a grudge
  • Hold a gun to his head
  • Hold a mirror up to nature
  • Hold a mirror up to society
  • Hold a torch
  • Hold all the aces
  • Hold all the cards
  • Hold at bay
  • Hold back on
  • Hold court
  • Hold down a job
  • Hold everything
  • Hold fast
  • Hold forth
  • Hold hands
  • Hold hard
  • Hold it
  • Hold it right there
  • Hold it up to the light, not a stain and shining light ( Surf Washing Powder advertising slogan )
  • Hold on
  • Hold on a minute
  • Hold on by your fingertips
  • Hold on for dear life
  • Hold on to your seat
  • Hold out for
  • Hold responsible
  • Hold that thought
  • Hold the field ( - remain the most important )
  • Hold the floor
  • Hold the fort
  • Hold the front page
  • Hold the line
  • Hold the phone
  • Hold the purse strings
  • Hold the ring
  • Hold up
  • Hold up your head
  • Hold very tight please
  • Hold water
  • Hold with the hare and run with the hounds
  • Hold your breath
  • Hold your drink
  • Hold your head up high
  • Hold your horses
  • Hold your nose
  • Hold your own
  • Hold your peace
  • Hold your tongue
  • Holding back the years
  • Holding pattern
  • Holding your cards close to your chest
  • Holed up
  • Houston, we have a problem ( John Swigert Jr. quotation )
  • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child?
  • I Should Have Known Better ( Beatles song )
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand ( Beatles song )
  • I Who Have Nothing ( Shirley Bassey song )
  • I couldn't agree more
  • I did not have sexual relations with that woman
  • I don't have to show you any stinking badges ( The Treasure of the Sierra Madre )
  • I have a cunning plan ( A catchphrase from Blackadder )
  • I have a dream
  • I have it on good authority
  • I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work ( Thomas Edison quotation )
  • I have not slept one wink
  • I have nothing to declare but my genius ( Oscar Wilde quotation )
  • I have nothing to offer but blood toil tears and sweat ( Winston Churchill quotation ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • I have the power! ( A catchphrase from He-Man In Masters Of The Universe )
  • I'd rather have a bowl of Coco Pops ( Coco Pops advertising slogan )
  • I'll have what she's having ( A catchphrase from When Harry Met Sally )
  • I'll have your guts for garters
  • If God had meant us to fly he would have given us wings
  • If I said you had a beautiful body would you hold it against me?
  • If I tell you I will have to shoot you
  • If I tell you, I'll have to kill you
  • If all the world were Jell-O, And whipped cream filled the sea, Then the only spoon from here to the moon Would have to belong to me ( Jell-O Gelatin Dessert advertising slogan )
  • If man were meant to fly, God would have lowered the fares ( American Coach Lines advertising slogan )
  • If you can keep your head when all about you ( from a poem by Kipling )
  • If you have to ask the price you can't afford it ( Rolls Royce slogan )
  • If you have your health you have everything
  • If you keep late hours for Society's sake, Bromo-Seltzer will cure that headache ( Bromo-Seltzer advertising slogan )
  • If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything ( Mark Twain quotation )
  • If you think that you have another think coming ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • If you want Kentucky Fried Chicken, you have to visit me ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • If your friendly neighborhood grocer doesn't have a jar knock something off a shelf on the way out ( Dilly Beans advertising slogan )
  • In a class of his own
  • In a league of his own
  • In love with the sound of your own voice
  • In the grip of the grape
  • In your own time
  • It takes two hands to hold a Whopper ( Burger King advertising slogan )
  • It's a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done
  • It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Just put your lips together and blow ( To Have And Have Not )
  • Keep A Knockin' ( Little Richard song )
  • Keep a civil tongue in your head
  • Keep a clean sheet
  • Keep a cool head
  • Keep a good house
  • Keep a lid on it
  • Keep a low profile
  • Keep a safe distance
  • Keep a stiff upper lip
  • Keep a straight bat
  • Keep a straight face
  • Keep a weather eye open
  • Keep abreast of
  • Keep an even keel
  • Keep an eye on
  • Keep an eye open
  • Keep an eye out
  • Keep an open mind
  • Keep at bay
  • Keep at it
  • Keep bad company
  • Keep behind bars
  • Keep body and soul together
  • Keep calm and carry on
  • Keep cave
  • Keep company with
  • Keep count
  • Keep going well - keep going Shell ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • Keep hope alive
  • Keep in check
  • Keep in line
  • Keep in mind
  • Keep in shape
  • Keep in step with
  • Keep in with
  • Keep it dark
  • Keep it down
  • Keep it in the family
  • Keep it real
  • Keep it simple stupid
  • Keep it to yourself
  • Keep it under your hat
  • Keep it up
  • Keep left
  • Keep mum
  • Keep mum, she's not so dumb ( WWII slogan )
  • Keep off the grass
  • Keep on about
  • Keep on at
  • Keep on keeping on
  • Keep on the rails
  • Keep on the right side of
  • Keep on the straight and narrow
  • Keep on top of
  • Keep on truckin'
  • Keep open house
  • Keep out
  • Keep out of harm's way
  • Keep out of mischief
  • Keep pace with
  • Keep schtum
  • Keep score
  • Keep someone sweet
  • Keep tabs on
  • Keep that schoolgirl complexion ( Palmolive Soap advertising slogan )
  • Keep the ball rolling
  • Keep the faith
  • Keep the field ( - continue a military campaign )
  • Keep the flag flying
  • Keep the home fires burning
  • Keep the peace
  • Keep the pot boiling
  • Keep the shop and the shop will keep you
  • Keep the show on the road
  • Keep the wolf from the door
  • Keep time with
  • Keep to yourself
  • Keep track of
  • Keep under wraps
  • Keep up appearances
  • Keep up the good work
  • Keep up with
  • Keep up with the Joneses
  • Keep walking ( Johnnie Walker advertising slogan )
  • Keep watch
  • Keep wicket
  • Keep you posted
  • Keep your chin up
  • Keep your cool
  • Keep your ear to the ground
  • Keep your end up
  • Keep your eye on the ball
  • Keep your eyes on the prize
  • Keep your eyes peeled
  • Keep your feet
  • Keep your feet on the ground
  • Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars ( A catchphrase from Casey Kasem In America's Top 40 )
  • Keep your finger on the pulse
  • Keep your fingers crossed
  • Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer ( proverbial saying )
  • Keep your hair on
  • Keep your hand in
  • Keep your hands to yourself
  • Keep your hat on
  • Keep your head
  • Keep your head above water
  • Keep your head down
  • Keep your lips sealed
  • Keep your mouth shut
  • Keep your nose clean
  • Keep your nose out of
  • Keep your nose to the grindstone
  • Keep your options open
  • Keep your own counsel
  • Keep your pants on
  • Keep your pecker up
  • Keep your powder dry
  • Keep your promise
  • Keep your shirt on
  • Keep your shoulder to the wheel
  • Keep your spirits up
  • Keep your sunny side up
  • Keep your trap shut
  • Keep your wig on
  • Keep your wits about you
  • Keep your word
  • Keep yourself to yourself
  • King of Clutch ( Nickname of Reggie Miller )
  • Knit your own sandals
  • Left holding the baby
  • Left to your own devices
  • Legs that keep on going
  • Let me not judge anyone until I have walked a mile in his moccasins
  • Life of its own
  • Little pitchers have big ears
  • Luck would have it
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve ( tourist attraction in Kenya )
  • Make Your Own Kind Of Music ( Mama Cass Elliot song )
  • Make a rod for your own back
  • Mind of your own
  • Mind your own beeswax
  • Mind your own business
  • Mistakes have been made
  • Mr. Clutch ( Nickname of Drew Pearson )
  • Mr. Clutch ( Nickname of Jerry West )
  • Must have
  • Must have accessory
  • My Own Private Idaho ( River Phoenix movie )
  • No holding him
  • No holds barred
  • No wonder the English have kept cool for 192 years ( Gordon's Gin advertising slogan )
  • Of your own accord
  • Off you own bat
  • Oh, how the mighty have fallen
  • On your own head be it
  • On your own terms
  • Only Smarties have the answer ( Smarties advertising slogan )
  • Over the shoulder boulder holder ( jokey term for bra )
  • Own label
  • Own up
  • Paddle your own canoe
  • Parents who use drugs have kids who use drugs ( The Partnership for a Drug-Free America advertising slogan )
  • Please hold the line
  • Plough one's own furrow
  • Plough your own furrow
  • Polly put the kettle on, we'll all have tea ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Poor thing but mine own
  • Pussycat pussycat, where have you been? ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Put your trust in God, and keep your powder dry
  • Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head ( Burt Bacharach song )
  • Rest, keep warm and drink liquids ( American Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Ride the clutch
  • Rock a bye baby on the tree top, when the wind blows the cradle will rock ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Score an own goal
  • See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck; see a pin and let it lie, bad luck you'll have all day
  • Seesaw Margery Daw Johnny shall have a new master ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Shovel ready ( a building project in which all the preliminaries have been arranged )
  • Show some appreciation
  • Shrouds have no pockets
  • Since when I have used no other ( Pears' Soap advertising slogan )
  • Some Guys Have All The Luck ( Robert Palmer song )
  • Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em
  • Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them
  • Sooner or later, you'll own Generals ( General Tires Corp advertising slogan )
  • Stand on your own two feet
  • Stew in your own juice
  • Stranger things have happened
  • Swallow your own smoke
  • Take the law into your own hands
  • Taste of your own medicine
  • Tears Dry On Their Own ( Amy Winehouse song )
  • Texas holdem'
  • The Cradle Of Aviation ( Nickname of Hammondsport New York )
  • The Cradle Of History ( Nickname of Monterey California )
  • The Cradle Of Liberty ( Nickname of Boston Massachusetts )
  • The French Have A Word For It ( Josh Lanyon book )
  • The French have a word for it
  • The North wind doth blow and we shall have snow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The ayes have it
  • The best tyres in the world have Goodyear written all over them ( Goodyear Tyres advertising slogan )
  • The busiest men have the most leisure
  • The chickens have come home to roost ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • The company you keep ( New York Life advertising slogan )
  • The devil looks after his own
  • The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world
  • The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n ( from a poem by Milton )
  • The only thing we have to fear is fear itself ( Political slogan )
  • The scales have fallen from my eyes
  • The walls have ears
  • The wheels have come off
  • Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold ( from a poem by Yeats )
  • This is a local shop, we'll have no trouble here ( A catchphrase from The League of Gentlemen )
  • Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • To Have And Have Not ( Humphrey Bogart movie )
  • To each his own
  • To have and to hold
  • To have words with
  • Today the discriminating family finds it absolutely necessary to own two or more motor cars ( Buick advertising slogan )
  • Toot your own horn
  • Under your own steam
  • Virtue is its own reward
  • Walls have ears
  • Water seeks its own level
  • We have lift off
  • We have seen better days
  • We have to earn our wings every day ( Eastern Airlines advertising slogan )
  • We have ways of making you talk
  • We keep your promises ( DHL advertising slogan )
  • We never forget you have a choice ( British Caledonian Airline advertising slogan )
  • We used to have one of those, but the wheels fell off
  • We'll always have Paris ( Casablanca
  • Weave your own sandals
  • What does that have to do with the price of beans in Tijauna?
  • What does that have to do with the price of fish?
  • What does that have to do with the price of tea in China?
  • What have the Romans ever done for us?
  • What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare ( from a poem by Davies )
  • What we have here is a failure to communicate ( line from Cool Hand Luke )
  • When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail
  • When the bough breaks the cradle will fall, and down will come baby, cradle and all ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth
  • Where Have All The Flowers Gone? ( Pete Seeger song )
  • Whispering Death ( Nickname of Michael Holding - West Indies cricketer )
  • Why have low calories when you can have no calories ( Natrena advertising slogan )
  • With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes she shall have music wherever she goes ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Workers of the world arise you have nothing to lose but your chains
  • Wouldn't you really rather have a Buick? ( Buick advertising slogan )
  • Yes, We Have No Bananas ( Novelty song )
  • You Keep Me Hangin' On ( The Supremes song )
  • You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby ( Bing Crosby song )
  • You Really Got A Hold On Me ( The Beatles and Smokey Robinson song )
  • You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth, It Must Have Been Whilst You Were Kissing Me ( Meatloaf song )
  • You can have any colour as long as it's black
  • You can have too much of a good thing
  • You can't have your cake and eat it too
  • You can't keep a good man down
  • You can't keep quiet about a Wispa ( Cadbury's Wispa advertising slogan )
  • You could have cut the atmosphere with a knife
  • You could have heard a pin drop
  • You could have knocked me down with a feather
  • You don't have to be Jewish to love Levy's Rye Bread ( Levy's Rye Bread advertising slogan )
  • You don't have to be mad to work here, but it helps
  • You don't have to be silly to drink TK, but it helps! ( TK minerals advertising slogan )
  • You don't know your own strength
  • You have entered the twilight zone ( A catchphrase from The Twilight Zone )
  • You have the right to remain silent
  • You have to be in it to win it
  • You keep all your money in a big brown bag inside a zoo ( Beatles song lyric )
  • You made your own luck
  • You too can have a body like mine ( Charles Atlas advertising slogan )
  • You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore

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